Friday, December 23, 2016

Images of a few US Christmas Traditions

George H. Yewell (American artist, 1830-1923) Christmas Eve 1863


Robert David Wilkie (American artist, 1827-1903) The Christmas Party 1850


Alice Barber Stephens (American artist, 1858-1932) Christmas on 5th Avenue 1896


Fern Bisel Peat (American Illustrator, 1893 -1971) The Night Before Christmas 1932 He whistled, and shouted, and called them by name


Julian Alden Weir (American artist, 1852-1919)  The Christmas Tree 1890


Samuel S. Carr (American artist, 1837–1908)  Christmas Eve along the Hudson with the Palisades across the River


Fern Bisel Peat (American Illustrator, 1893 -1971) The Night Before Christmas 1932 His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow


Henry Mosler (American artist, 1841-1920) Christmas Morning 1916

George Henry Durrie (American artist, 1820–1863) A Christmas Party 1852


Fern Bisel Peat (American Illustrator, 1893 -1971) The Night Before Christmas 1932 His clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot


Harry Roseland (American painter, 1867-1950) Christmas Morning 1915


Frederick Childe Hassam (American artist, 1859-1935) Street Scene Christmas Morning


Fern Bisel Peat (American Illustrator, 1893 -1971) The Night Before Christmas 1932 And he spake not a word, but went straight to his work


Edmund Restein (American artist, 1837–1891) Christmas Eve


Alden Finney Brooks (American artist, 1840–1932) Child with Christmas Card


Henry Bacon (American artist, 1839-1912) Christmas Prayers 1872 


Eugenie M. Wireman (American artist) Christmas Morning


Eleazer Hutchinson Miller (American artist, 1831–1921) Selling Christmas Greens


William James Glackens (American artist, 1870-1938) Christmas Shoppers  1912
William James Glackens (American artist, 1870-1938) Merry Christmas 1910


Horace Pippin (American artist, 1888-1946]  Christmas Morning Breakfast 1945