Thursday, February 27, 2014

Children with Dolls 16C - 18C


 1502a Archduke Charles, the later Holy Roman Emperor Charles V., with his sisters Eleonore and Isabella (1501-1525)


 1502a Archduke Charles, the later Holy Roman Emperor Charles V., with his sisters Eleonore and Isabella (1501-1525) Detail of Isabella


Most ancient dolls that were found in children's tombs were simple creations, often made from clay, rags, wood, bone, ivory or wax.  Early European dolls were primarily made of wood. Primitive wooden stump dolls from 16th & 17th century England number less than 30 today. The Grodnertal area of Germany produced many peg wooden dolls, a type of doll that has very simple peg joints & resembles a clothespin.


 1530 Lucas Cranach (Northern Renaissance Painter, 1472-1553) Charity


 1530 Lucas Cranach (Northern Renaissance Painter, 1472-1553) Charity


In addition to wooden dolls, wax dolls were popular in Europe during the 17C & 18C.  Wax modelers would model a doll head in wax or clay, & then use plaster to create a mold from the head. They would pour melted wax into the cast; however the wax for the head would be very thin & fragile.


 1534 Lucas Cranach (Northern Renaissance Painter, 1472-1553)  Charity


 1534 Lucas Cranach (Northern Renaissance Painter, 1472-1553)  Charity


 1577 Portrait of Archduchess Catherine Renata of Austria


 1577 Unknown artist of the English School Lady Arabella Stuart (1575-1615) aged 23 months


 1582 Daniël van den Queborn (Dutch artist, 1552–1602)  Portrait of Louise Juliana of Orange-Nassau aged c. 6, with a doll


 1584 Isaac Claesz van Swanenburgh (1537-1614). A portrait of Girl.


 1591 Anonymous, Portrait of a three-year-old girl


 1596 Isaac Claesz. van Swanenburg, Portrait of Catharina van Warmondt, 1596


 1620 English Follower of William Larkin  (1580s-1619) Three Young Girls.


 1625 Jacob Gerritz. Cuyp (Dutch, 1594-1650) Girl with a Doll and Cherries


 1690s Evert Collier Edwaert Collier (1642-1708) Young Woman Holding a Doll in an Interior with a Maid Sweeping Behind


1718 Jan van Meyer (Dutch painter, c 1681-c 1741) The Daughters of Sir Matthew Decker


1740 Francis Hayman (English artist, 1708-1776) Samuel Richardson Surrounded by his Second Family Detail


 1750s Francis Cotes (English Painter, 1726-1770) Lady Ann Fitzpatrick


 1750s Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French artist, 1725-1805) Girl with a doll


 1755 John Wollaston (American colonial era painter, 1710-1775) Elizabeth Randolph (Mrs. Phillip Ludwell Grymes).


 1757 John Wollaston (American colonial era painter, 1710-1775) Mann Page & his Sister Elizabeth


 1757 John Wollaston (American colonial era painter, 1710-1775) Mary Lightfoot.


 1760 Hendrik Spilman (Dutch artist, 1721-1784) Self portrait with his wife Sanneke van Bommel and their two children


 1765 Jean-Étienne Liotard (Swiss artist, 1702-1789) Girl with doll, daughter of the painter and godchild of Maria Theresia


 1765 Unknown artist, Girl with doll


 1767 English School, Portrait of a Girl with a Doll


 1772 Carl-Ludwig Christinek (Belarus artist, 1732–1792) Two Sisters


 1776 William Hoare (English artist, 1707-1792) Christopher Anstey with his daughter


 1788 Charles Willson Peale (American artist, 1741-1827) Louisa Airey Gilmor (Mrs. Robert Gilmor) and her daughters, Jane and Elizabeth


 1788 Charles Willson Peale (American artist, 1741-1827) Peggy Sanderson (Mrs. Christopher Hughes) and Daughter


1789 Charles Willson Peale (American artist, 1741-1827) Ann Proctor


1 comment:

  1. This is lovely. Thank you for putting it together, and then making your work available. ��

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