Thursday, July 4, 2013

19C American picnics

A few paintings of picnics in 19th century America...

 Jerome Thompson (American artist, 1814-1886)  Recreation


Jerome Thompson (American artist, 1814-1886) The Belated Party on Mansfield Mountain


Thomas Cole (1801–1848) The Picnic 1846


Jerome B Thompson (American artist, 1814-1886) Pic Nick in the Woods of New England c 1855


Picnic in the Catskills 1840-49


Thomas Prichard Rossiter (American artist, 1818 – 1871) Picnic above the Hudson


1854 David Broderick Walcutt (American artist, 1825-1885) Hocking Valley Picnic


 Asher Brown Durand (American artist, 1796-1886) Picnic in the Country 1863


 Thomas Prichard Rossiter (American artist, 1818-1871) Picnic on the Hudson 1863


 James McDougal Hart (Scottish-born American artist, 1828-1901) Picnic on the Hudson


Lilly Martin Spencer (English-born American artist, 1822–1902) The Artist and Her Family at a Fourth of July Picnic, c. 1864


James McDougal Hart (Scottish-born American artist, 1828-1901) An Afternoon Concert


Robert Walter Weir (American artist, 1803-1889) Picnic along the Hudson


Lilly Martin Spencer (English-born American artist, 1822–1902) The Home of the Red, White, and Blue


Picnic in the Woods by F Wilton 1876


 Idle Hours, by William Merritt Chase, 1894


Charles Courtney Curran (American artist, 1861-1942)  Picnic Supper on the Sand Dunes


Benjamin Champney (American artist, 1817-1907) Picnic on Artist's Ledge, Overlooking Conway Meadows, New Hampshire


James Brade Sword (American artist, 1839–1915) The Picnic


 John Sloan (American painter, 1871-1951) The Picnic Grounds 1906 (I know, just couldn't resist,)

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