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  • A Brief History of Father's Day
    This day of celebration for fatherhood is said to date back to the early 1500s when the Catholic Church supported its celebration on Saint Joseph's Day, otherwise known as 'The Feast of Saint Joseph'. The day reveres the "Nourisher of the Lord" (as referred to in Catholicism) or "the putative father of Jesus" (as known in Southern European tradition), and so was a fitting time to mark appreciation for Fathers.
  • Meet the Artist - Adam Paddon
    In 2020, we at Collier & Dobson were excited to continue our new commissioned collaboration with highly skilled fine art technician Adam Paddon with a small collection of stunning bronze 'fruit' sculpture, which artfully represented his captivation with taking the norm and adding a bright and interesting twist.
  • Valentine's Day – How Romantic Love is Depicted in Art

    Celebrated every February 14th, Valentine's Day originated from the Christian feast day of Saint Valentine, a Roman Empire clergyman who, on that date, was martyred and buried in a Christian cemetery on the Flaminian Way.

    Although he died in 260 AD, it wasn't until 496 AD that the Feast of Saint Valentine was observed, and even later still (around 1000 – 1250 AD) before it became associated with the tradition of 'courtly love'.


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