Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Images of European Christmas Season Traditions

Viggo Johansen (Danish artist, 1851–1935) Silent Night


 Jan Havicksz. Steen (Dutch artist, c 1626-1679). Feast of St Nicholas 1665


Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller (Austrian artist, 1793-1865) A traveling family of beggars is rewarded by poor peasants on Christmas Eve 1834


Carlton Alfred Smith (English artist, 1853-1946), Christmas Eve


Franz Ignaz Pollinger (Austrian artist) First Christmas Tree in Ried 1848

Felix Ehrlich (German artist, 1866–1931) Christmas

Joseph Clarke (English-born artist, 1844-1890) Christmas Morning 

David Jacob Jacobson (German painter, 1818–1891) Selling Christmas Trees


George Bernard O’Neil (Irish artist, 1828-1917) Hanging the Mistletoe 1892

Hans Stubenrauch (German artist, 1875– 1941) Christmas Time

Genrich Manizer (Russian artist, 1847–1925) Christmas Tree Market

Franz Skarbina (German artist, 1849 –1910) Under the Christmas Tree

Franz Skarbina (German artist, 1849–1910) Boy from the Berlin Christmas Market


William Ewart Lockhart (Scottish artist, 1846-1900)  Old Father Christmas

Sergei Dunchev (Russian artist, b 1916) New Year

Heinrich Max (Czech artist, 1847-1900) A Christmas Read 1877


Albert Chevallier Tayler (British painter, 1862-1925) The Christmas Tree 1911


Gustave Brion (French Realist Painter, 1824-1877) Christmas Singers detail 1856


Franz Krüger (German painter, 1797-1857),  Father & Son Picking Christmas Tree


Franz Skarbina (German artist, 1849-1910) The Christmas Market in Berlin 1892


Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Katya in Blue Dress by Christmas Tree 1922


Frederick Daniel Hardy (English artist, 1827-1911)  The Christmas Hamper 1874


Fetching Home the Christmas Dinner. From The London Illustrated News, Christmas Supplement. 1848.


Heinrich Ferdinand Werner (German artist, 1867-1928) The Christmas Tree 1909


Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller (Austrian artist, 1793-1865), Christmas Morning 1844


Hildebrandt Ferdinant Theodor (German painter, 1804–1874) Children Anticipating the Christmas Feast 1840


 Joseph Clark (British artist, 1834-1926) A Christmas Dole 1800s


Callcott Horsley (English artist, 1817-1903), Under the Mistletoe 1865


Lovis Corinth (German painter, 1858-1925) Distributing Christmas Presents 1913


Augusto Giacometti (Swiss artist, 1877-1947) Christmas 1939


Unknown French artist, Women and Children around the Christmas Tree c 1890 

Anders Zorn, (Swedish artist, 1860–1920) Christmas Morning Service 1908


 Franz Cižek (Austrian artist, 1865-1946)  Santa with Toys 1910-20


 Alois Hänisch (Austrian artist, 1866-1937) Christmas Spirit 1921


Jozsef Rippl-Ronai (Hungarian, 1861-1927) Christmas 1903-4 


Jozsef Rippl-Ronai (Hungarian artist, 1861-1927) Christmas 1910


Eugen Kirchner (German artist, 1865-1938) Christmas Eve 1927