Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Images of a few American Christmas Traditions



George H. Yewell (American artist, 1830-1923) Christmas Eve 1863



Robert David Wilkie (American artist, 1827-1903) The Christmas Party 1850



Alice Barber Stephens (American artist, 1858-1932) Christmas on 5th Avenue 1896



Fern Bisel Peat (American Illustrator, 1893 -1971) The Night Before Christmas 1932 He whistled, and shouted, and called them by name



Samuel S. Carr (American artist, 1837–1908)  Christmas Eve along the Hudson with the Palisades across the River



Fern Bisel Peat (American Illustrator, 1893 -1971) The Night Before Christmas 1932 His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow



Henry Mosler (American artist, 1841-1920) Christmas Morning 1916



George Henry Durrie (American artist, 1820–1863) A Christmas Party 1852



Fern Bisel Peat (American Illustrator, 1893 -1971) The Night Before Christmas 1932 His clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot



Harry Roseland (American painter, 1867-1950) Christmas Morning 1915



Frederick Childe Hassam (American artist, 1859-1935) Street Scene Christmas Morning



Fern Bisel Peat (American Illustrator, 1893 -1971) The Night Before Christmas 1932 And he spake not a word, but went straight to his work



Edmund Restein (American artist, 1837–1891) Christmas Eve



Alden Finney Brooks (American artist, 1840–1932) Child with Christmas Card



Henry Bacon (American artist, 1839-1912) Christmas Prayers 1872 



Eugenie M. Wireman (American artist) Christmas Morning




Eleazer Hutchinson Miller (American artist, 1831–1921) Selling Christmas Greens



William James Glackens (American artist, 1870-1938) Christmas Shoppers  1912




William James Glackens (American artist, 1870-1938) Merry Christmas 1910



Horace Pippin (American artist, 1888-1946]  Christmas Morning Breakfast 1945


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