Thursday, August 25, 2016

Parasols for Sun & Umbrellas for Rain - Karl Albert Buehr 1866–1952



Karl Albert Buehr (German-born American Painter, 1866-1952) Red Headed Girl with a Parasol



Karl Albert Buehr (German-born American Painter, 1866-1952) Lady with a Parasol



Karl Albert Buehr (German-born American Painter, 1866-1952) Young Lady with Her Sunshade under the Trees



Karl Albert Buehr (German-born American Painter, 1866-1952) Woman with Parasols



Karl Albert Buehr (German-born American Painter, 1866-1952) Picnic on the Grass



Karl Albert Buehr (German-born American Painter, 1866-1952) The garden seat


Madonnas attributed to Giotto di Bondone 1266-1337



Giotto di Bondone, The Ognissanti Madonna, 1306-10



Giotto di Bondone (Italian painter, 1266-1337) Madonna & Child 1297



Giotto di Bondone (Italian painter, 1266-1337) Madonna & Child 1295-1300



Giotto di Bondone (Italian painter, 1266-1337) Madonna & Child 1320-30

In this blog, I try to begin each day with a painting of the Madonna & Child. It centers me; connects me to the past; & encourages me to post some of the religious paintings which were a large part of the core of early Western art.  In the 4C, as the Christian population was rapidly growing & was now supported by the state, Christian art evolved & became grander to suit new, enlarged public spaces & the changing contemporary tastes of elite private clients.