Archive for 2012/08/15

Summer Sewing Indoors


Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin (French Rococo Era Painter, 1699-1779) The Laborious Mother c 1740

Jacques-Louis David (French painter, 1748-1825) Portrait of Madame Adélaide Pastoret, 1791-1792

Joshua Reynolds (English Rococo Era Painter, 1723-1792) Handwork

Georg Friedrich Kersting (German painter, 1785-1847) 1812

Edward Lamson Henry (American genre painter, 1841–1919) Embroidery

Mikhail Aleksandrovich Zichy (Hungarian artist, 1829-1906)

Mikhail Aleksandrovich Zichy (Hungarian painter, 1829-1906)

James Brade Sword (American genre artist, 1839-1915) Woman Embroidering

Michael Zichy (Hungarian artist, 1827 – 1906) 1878

Eva Bonnier (Swedish artist, 1857-1909) Couturieres 1887

Karl Gampenrieder (German artist, 1860-1930) Needlepoint

Charles Webster Hawthorne (American Painter, 1872-1930) The Trousseau 1910

Charles Webster Hawthorne (American Painter, 1872-1930)The Dress Maker 1920

Charles Webster Hawthorne (American Painter, 1872-1930) Girl Sewing 1923

Mikhail Mikhailovich Bozhi Bozhiy (Ukranian artist, 1911 – 1990) 1960


William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French Academic painter, 1825-1905)


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William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French Academic painter, 1825-1905) The Little Knitter 1882

William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French Academic painter, 1825-1905) Young Worker 1869
William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French Academic painter, 1825-1905) Little Knitter 1879
William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French Academic painter, 1825-1905) The Knitting Woman 1869
William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French Academic painter, 1825-1905) Sewing
William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French Academic painter, 1825-1905) The Spinner
William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French Academic painter, 1825-1905)
William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French Academic painter, 1825-1905) Young Girl Sewing
William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French Academic painter, 1825-1905)
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Morning Madonna

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William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French Academic painter, 1825-1905) The Madonna of the Roses 1903
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 the core of early Western art.

Morning Madonna

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William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French Academic painter, 1825-1905) The Virgin of the Lilies