Van Eyck ‘Portrait of a Man’ Early self-portraits emerge in the early to middle Renaissance era, around the beginning of the 15th century. Some sources have identified the ‘Portrait of a Man’ painted by Jan van Eyck in 1433 as the world’s first self-portrait. This amazing portrait, which resides in London’s National Gallery, has the inscription at the top of the frame, “Als Ich Can” which translates to “as I Eyck can”. Van Eyck did sign his painting but this portrait of a ma
Cloud Gallery Fine Art has kicked off the Christmas and holiday season with a wonderful evening at their gallery in Brighton entitled ‘Wet Paint'
an exhibition with me David Henty. A quiet but charming event, it was lovely seeing familiar faces and new clients and sharing a glass or two of bubbly with the hard-working team at Cloud Gallery. The gallery window, all dressed for the shopping season, looked dazzling. Christmas is a time to be around friends and family sharing