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The Muse-Daphne of New York


Muse, inspiration, Novels, suspense, mystery, art, drawing, Alexander Wainwright, The Trilogy of Remembrance, The Drawing Lesson, visionary, Orient Express, Venice, London, vision, visionary artist.

Yes, you’ve likely heard of me—Daphne Bersault— through Alexander Wainwright, Britain’s finest landscape painter and visionary. I am or was his muse. When it comes to life, love, art and creativity, it’s hard to know just where you stand with such a great artist. When I first saw him at breakfast in the dining car […]

Vermeer and Alexander Wainwright.


A Prequel to The Trilogy of Remembrance.  You remember me, I hope? I’m James Helmsworth, the art dealer for that marvellous landscape painter, Alexander Wainwright. It was in the Bloomsbury Gardens that I promised to tell you more about Alexander and his visions.     This week Alexander invited me to the National Gallery overlooking […]

The Traveler’s Mindset


novel, susupense, mystery, photography, travel, art, vision, creativity, writin

#wrting #creativity #novels #photography #travel This is the second article in the Writing and Traveling series based on the idea that travel stimulates everyone’s creativity. I am a great fan of the writer Alain De Botton, and particularly of his book  The Art of Travel Once when I spent several weeks in Paris alone, I […]

The Artist’s Visions


ALT: award winning novels, Vermeer, art, London, National Gallery, Girl with the Pearl Earring, Girl with the Red Hat, Lace Maker, creativity, visions

These stories are developed from the novels of The Trilogy of Remembrance [The Drawing Lesson, The Fate of Pryde and Night Crossing] and are designed to entice you to read them. Alexander Wainwright, Britain’s finest landscape painter and visionary artist, is the star. Think of them as delightful appetizers. Enjoy and respond!   Last week […]