Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Winslow Homer, ctd.

An Adirondack Lake (1870)

 Army Boots (1865)

 Artists Sketching in the White Mountains (1868)

 At Tampa (1885)

 Autumn (1877)

 Beach Scene, Cullercoats (1881)

 Beach Scene (1869)

 Boys in a Pasture (1874)
[about this painting]

 Camp Fire (1880)
[what a wonderfully evocative painting!]

Cernay la Ville, French Farm (1867)

Monday, July 30, 2012

Frederic Edwin Church, ctd

 Niagara Falls from the American Side (1867)

 Niagara Falls (1857)

 Our Flag (1864)
[a clear political statement, painted while the Civil War still raged]

 Storm in the Mountains (1847)

 A Sunset (1856)

 The Iceberg (1891)

 The Icebergs (1861)

The Meteor of 1860

Friday, July 27, 2012

Eastman Johnson, ctd

Here's a second set of paintings by Eastman Johnson.

 Husking Bee, Island of Nantucket (1876)

 Measurement and Contemplation (1861-63)

 Musical Instrument (ca. 1860)

 Negro Life in the South (1859)

 Not at Home (An Interior of the Artist's House) (ca. 1873)

 On Their Way to Camp (1873)

 Portrait of a Woman (1881)

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1846)

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Charles Courtney Curran

Charles Courtney Curran (1861-1942) was an American painter. As Wikipedia says, "He is best known for his canvases depicting beautiful women in pleasant settings."

 Hanging Out Linen (1887)

 In the Luxembourg Garden (1889)

 Ivy (1885)

 Ladies on a Hill (1914)

 Lotus Lilies (1888)

 On the Cliff (1910)

 Picnic Supper on the Sand Dunes (1890)

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Edwin Austin Abbey

Edwin Austin Abbey (1852-1911) was a painter and illustrator. His paintings were mostly of historical (often Shakespearian) subjects.

 A Pavane (1897)

 King Lear: Cordelia's Farewell (1898)

 Richard Duke of Gloucester and the Lady Anne (1896)

 The Play Scene in Hamlet (1897)

'Who is Sylvia? What is She, That All the Swains Commend Her?' (1899-1900)

 Illustration to 'Sally in the Alley' (1886)

 Illustration to Oliver Goldsmith's 'She Stoops to Conquer' (1880s)

 Titania (1893)

'When Christmas comes about again Oh then I shall have money' (1889)
[frontispiece for Old Songs (Harper and Brothers, New York, 1889)]

Illustration to 'Judith Shakespeare' (1883)

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Charles Sprague Pearce

Charles Sprague Pearce (1851-1914) was an American painter who lived and worked overseas.

A Cup of Tea (1883)

 A Shepherd Boy

 A Village Funeral in Brittany (1891)

 Arab Jeweller (ca. 1882)

 Hanging Laundry (1882)


 Knitting in the Fields

 Moments of Thoughtfulness (1882)

Reading by the Shore (1883-85)