Thursday, November 23, 2017

19C Winter at the Florist

Victor-Gabriel Gilbert (French Academic Painter, 1847-1933) Florist

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

19C Flower Girl

Sir Luke Fildes. English (English artist, 1843-1927) Venetian Flower Girl

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

Arthur Hacker (English Pre-Raphaelite painter, 1858-1919) Christabel Cockerell Lady Frampton 1900

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

Walter Ernest Webster (British artist, 1878-1959)  Woman Tending Flowers in a Vase

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

Frederic Leighton (English Classicist Painter and Sculptor, 1830-1896) Mrs James Guthrie

Monday, July 24, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

Frederick Sandys (English Pre-Raphaelite Painter, c 1829-1904)  Grace Rose 1866

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

 Jean Baptiste Antoine Emile Beranger (French artist, 1814-1883)  A Portrait of the Artist's Sister 1856

Friday, July 14, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

Gustave Courbet (French painter, 1819-1877) Trellis or Young Woman Arranging Flowers, 1862

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

Frederic Bazille (French Impressionist Painter, 1841-1870) Woman Arranging Flowers - Peonies

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

Jean Frederic Bazille (French Impressionist Painter, 1841-1870) Woman Arranging Flowers

Friday, May 26, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

Viggo Johansen (Danish artist, 1851-1935) Kitchen Interior-The Artist's Wife Arranging Flowers

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

 Sir (Samuel Henry) William Llewellyn (British artist, 1858–1941) The Flower Arranger

Friday, April 28, 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

Anders Leonard Zorn (Swedish painter, 1860–1920) Fru Lisen Samson, nee Hirsch, Arranging Flowers at a Window 1881

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

19C Russian Flower Girls

Alexei Alexeievich Harlamoff (or Alexej Harlamoff - Alexej Charlamoff) (Russian painter, c 1840–1925) The Flower Girls

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

Victor-Gabriel Gilbert (French artist, 1847-1933)  Arranging Flowers for a Bouquet

Friday, March 31, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Sheep & Lambs in paintings of a few European & British Women & Children

Sheep began appearing in Western religious paintings early.  By the 17th century, lambs were showing up in non-religious portraits as well. These are a few of my favorites.

Anthonie Palamedesz. (Stevaerts, Stevens) (1601-1673) Child and Sheep, 1655


Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680) Lady Belasyse


William Henesy (English artist 18th Century)  Baptist Noel 4th Earl of Gainsborough and His Wife Elizabeth with their Children

Aelbert Cuyp (1620-1691) Girl with a Lamb


Elisabeth Sophie Cheron (1648-1711) Self Portrait

Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1743) Portrait of a Woman as St Agnes (Perhaps Catherine Voss)

James Francis Maubert (1666-1746) Portrait of Henrietta Duchess 
of Bolton

Joseph Wright Of Derby (1734-1797) Miss Frances Warren

Sir George Chalmers (1720-1791) Elizabeth and Mary Chichester

Joseph Wright Of Derby (1734-1797) Miss Frances Warren

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Squirrels in in a few European & British Paintings

1519 Giovanni Cariani (1485–1547) 4 Courtesans, 3 Gentlemen, and 1 Squirrel



1519 Giovanni Cariani (1485–1547) 4 Courtesans, 3 Gentlemen, and 1 Squirrel Detail


 1526 Hans Holbein the Younger (1498–1543) Lady with a Squirrel on a chain


1526 Hans Holbein the Younger (1498–1543) Lady with a Squirrel Detail


 1565 Francesco Montemezzano (Italian, Venetian, ca. 1540–after 1602). Portrait of a Lady with a Squirrel on a chain with a bell collar.


1580s Portrait of a Lady, possibly the Poet Maddalena Salvetti (1557-1610), in a Green Dress and a pet Black Squirrel with a bell collar.


1650s Frans Luycx (1604–1668) Charles Joseph (1649-1664) Archduke of Austria with Squirrel



 1600s Frederic Kerseboom (1632-1690) Lady with a Red Squirrel on a chain and a Spaniel



 1700s Joseph Highmore (English artist, 1692-1780) A Portrait of a Boy with a Pet Squirrel.


 1730 Unknown French artist, Portrait of an Unknown French Lady Holding Flowers and a Red Squirrel with a bell collar.


 1736 Joseph Highmore (English artist, 1692-1780) The Family of Sir Eldred Lancelot Lee