Saturday, October 1, 2016

October 1787

1787 The Month of October Printed for Robert Sayer, London.

October 1781

1781 October The Twelve Months -  The Month of October - print Carington Bowles (Published by) Robert Dighton (After) Richard Earlom (Print made by) London

October 1749

1749 The Month of October print John June (Print made by) D Voisin (Published by) London

October 1745

1745 Thomas Burford (British artist, 1710-1770) The Month of October

October 1700s

1700s Jacob van Huysum (1686-1740) Twelve Months of Flowers The Month of October

October 1678

1678-1700 Twelve Months - The Month of October print Henri II Bonnart (Published by) Paris

October 1580

1580 Italian School The Labours of the Months The Month of October

October 1568

1568 Anonymous woodcut √Čtienne Delaune (French artist, 1518-1595) Labours of the Months The Month of October

October 1515

1515 Da Costa Hours, in Latin Illuminated by Simon Bening (1484–1561) Belgium, Bruges, The Month of October - Sale of a Bull

October 1500s

Francesco Bassano the Younger (1563-1570) The Month of October

Madonnas attributed to Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Virgin of the Rocks London

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Virgin & amp; Child with St Anne

Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) Madonna

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Virgin and Child with St Anne

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) The Madonna of the Carnation

Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) Benois Madonna, 1478

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Virgin of the Rocks Louvre

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.