In the Aquarelles from 1809 a Master Mason represented the Ceremonies of the meetings of Freemasons for reception of Entered Apprentices and admissions of Master Masons. The Masterpieces were published by Thomas Palser between 1809 and 1812 in beautiful Album. This Masonic Art work will be presented at the General Exhibition of Apollo Festival -
Like a stage play or a movie, an opera starts with words — thousands of words. An opera’s words are called its libretto, whereas, in a stage play, the words are called the script, and in a movie they’re called the screenplay. Libretto means “little book” in Italian, and that’s precisely what it is; your average libretto is scarcely thicker than a TV
The Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC is incredible presentation of the supreme mastership of the old Netherlands Masters. In the 17th century the middle and upper classes of the Netherlands played a central role in the History of Arts. Their enthusiasm in collecting Masterpieces and decorating their homes with paintings
PART II HISTORY CHAPTER 1 Free-Masons The curious history of Freemasonry has unfortunately been treated only by its panegyrists or calumniators, both equally mendacious. I do not wish to pry into the mysteries of the craft; but it would be interesting to know more of their history during the period when they were literally architects.
Let this to be the Year, dear Brethren and Friends of Masonic and Symbolic Arts: for all dreams to became alive, for all projects to be build, for the Columns of the Strength, Wisdom and Beauty to be raised! All of us have some unfinished projects, and long time kept good ideas - let now
Little Lamb who made thee Dost thou know who made thee Gave thee life & bid thee feed. By the stream & o'er the mead; Gave thee clothing of delight, Softest clothing wooly bright; Gave thee such a tender voice, Making all the vales rejoice! Little Lamb who made thee Dost thou know who made
Dear Brethren and Friends of Masonic Arts, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays with 44 Masterpieces from our Collections of Icons and paintings, dedicated to the Madonna and Child, the Mystery of the Birth of Jesus on Spiritual level. Please, enjoy the Masters from all ages: Hans Shramm (Austrian, 1864-1919) Orthodox Icons from 10-th to 17-th
Brother James Fittler (October 1758 – 2 December 1835) was an English engraver of portraits and landscapes and an illustrator of books. He was appointed by King George III to be his marine engraver. Fittler was born in London in October 1758. In April 1778 he enrolled as student at the Royal Academy and studied engraving. Besides book illustrations,