Art at Courtauld Gallery

The weather continues to be sunny and warm in London. Unseasonably so. Plants here are a month ahead of schedule. Everyone is worried what the summer will bring. Mainland Europe has had a dought for 2 months and the predicition is for a very hot and dry summer. We are enjoying the temperate weather while it lasts. We’re sure it will be raining in Ireland.

Yesterday we tubed downtown once more and visited the Courtauld Gallery, recommended by our friend Antoinette. Thanks! It is a marvelous collection of mostly impressionist and early 20th century paintings with one room of early renaissance egg tempera religious paintings. Although small the collection includes works by very famous artists and a few individual pieces that are very recognizable. Those who know us will smile when I say we stayed for a few hours with a stop for late lunch in their wonderful little outdoor cafe. Put this on your list if you’re coming to London. It is housed in the Courtauld Art Institute, part of King’s College, located at Sommerset House.

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About Paul

I'm retired, but working at painting, photography, and song writing. We like to travel and paint plein air in new places. Of course that's also where photography comes into the picture, so to speak. Sometimes I get inspired to write songs about the people and places we visit.
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