Thursday, October 3, 2013

A few Americans dining out...

Irving R. Wiles (American painter, 1861-1948) The Corner Table 1886

John Sloan (American painter, 1871-1951) Chinese Restaurant 1909 Sloan noted in his diary in February 1909: "Felt restless so went to the Chinese restaurant and was glad I did for I saw a strikingly gotten up girl with dashing red feathers in her hat playing with the restaurant's fat cat." He concluded: "It would be a good thing to paint."

Irving R. Wiles (American painter, 1861-1948) The Loiterers 1887

John Sloan (American painter, 1871-1951) Renganeschi's Saturday Night 1912

Guy Pene du Bois (American painter, 1894-1958) Dining Out 1919