French Artist – Jehan Georges Vibert – “The Cardinal” – Fine Art Oil Painting

French Artist – Jehan Georges Vibert – “The Cardinal” – Fine Art Oil Painting

French artist Jehan Georges Vibert’s paintings held quite a prominent following during his career. John Jacob Astor IV and William Vanderbilt included his pieces in their collections and heiress May Louise Maytag amassed a large amount of his paintings on behalf of the then Bishop of Miami, Coleman Carroll. The Maytag accumulation was eventually donated […]

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Mendelssohn – The Art of the Fugue / Bach Model + Presentation (reference recording : M.-C. Girod)

Mendelssohn – The Art of the Fugue / Bach Model + Presentation (reference recording : M.-C. Girod)

His prodigious, almost innate faculties genetically inherited from no one, Felix was however heir to a whole past, which he assimilated voraciously, thanks to the demanding training provided by his Berlin teachers. Bach’s spiritual heir and director of the Singakademie, Friedrich Zelter broke him—along with Fanny, his brillant elder sister, whom Felix affectionately nicknamed ‘’the […]

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