Saturday, December 19, 2015

Sewing outdoors - 19C Girls



 Janet C Fisher (Welch artist, 1867–1926), In the orchard, c.1900.



Mary E Dear (English artist, 1848-1867) Patchwork 1857



John Thomas Peele (English-born American genre artist, 1822–1897)  The Knitting Lesson



John Dawson Watson (British artist, 1832-1892)



William Frederick Witherington (British artist, 1785-1865) The Sewing Lesson



Charles Edward Wilson (British 1854-1941) Girl Sewing


Albert Edelfelt (Finnish artist, 1854-1905) A Girl Knitting Socks 1896


Friday, December 11, 2015

Sewing outdoors - Jean-François Millet 1814-1875


Jean-François Millet (French painter, 1814–1875) Seated Shepherdess Knitting 1858


Jean-François Millet (French painter, 1814–1875) The Knitting Shepherdess 1856


Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Sewing outdoors - 1700s



The Lace Wearer Rewarding the Lace Maker Published by Carrington Bowles 1783



John Fairburn (English painter) Lace Maker 1795


Monday, December 7, 2015

Bathing Beauties by Stanley Spencer 1891-1959



Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891-1959) Girls Returning from a Bathe 1936

"Everything has a sort of double meaning for me, there's the ordinary everyday meaning of things, and the imaginary meaning about it all, and I wanted to bring these things together...I have always looked forward to seeing what I could fish out of myself, I am a treasure island seeker and the island is myself."  Stanley Spencer


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891-1959) The Bathing Pool, Dogs 1940


Saturday, December 5, 2015

Bathing by Camille Pissarro 1830-1903



 Camille Pissarro (French artist, 1830-1903) Bather



 Camille Pissarro (French artist, 1830-1903) Bathers



 Camille Pissarro (French artist, 1830-1903) Bathers by the side of the river



 Camille Pissarro (French artist, 1830-1903) Bathers on the Bank of a River



 Camille Pissarro (French artist, 1830-1903) Bathers



 Camille Pissarro (French artist, 1830-1903) Bathing Goose Maidens



Camille Pissarro (French artist, 1830-1903) Group of Bathers


Thursday, December 3, 2015

Reading Outdoors by Pierre-Auguste Renoir 1841-1919


 Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French Impressionist Painter, 1841-1919)   The Reader


Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French Impressionist Painter, 1841-1919)  Madame Chocquet Reading 1876


Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French Impressionist Painter, 1841-1919)


Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French Impressionist Painter, 1841-1919)  Two Girls Reading



Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French Impressionist Painter, 1841-1919) Gabrielle Renard (1878-1959) and Jean


Tuesday, December 1, 2015