In the Picture Caption Contest

Caption Contest The Barber Association newsletter, In the Picture, includes a caption contest with each issue. Though only one ‘winning’ caption will be shared in the newsletter, we thought it would be fun to share our favourites for your enjoyment! Autumn 2020 The Visitation, 1577, by Paulo Caliari, known as Veronese Summer 2020 Mr Briggs Contemplates a Day’s … Read more

Edgar Degas (1834 – 1917)

A Horse Trotting Paris, Model: late 1880s, Cast: Hébrard foundry, Paris, 1919-21 Bronze 23.0 x 8.4 x 22.5 cm Degas’ interest in horses is evidenced by his numerous paintings with racecourse subjects, such as the Barber’s magnificent ‘Jockeys Before the Race’ of c.1878-79. This model may have been inspired by a photograph of ‘The Trot’ by … Read more

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (1780-1867)

Catherine Anne Douglas (née North, 1760-1867), Lady Glenbervie London, 1820/21 Lithograph 315 x 220 mm This lithograph portrait of Lady Glenbervie was produced after an original drawing by Ingres, created in Rome in 1816. She wears a large decorated English bonnet with her hair curled fashionably around the face. The highwaisted and long-sleeved silk dress … Read more