Friday, August 9, 2013
Unlike the mothers with children painted by his conemporary artist Ralph Earl in contemporary dress, most of Charles Willson Peale's mothers depicted with their children are in loose, classical, timeless costumes.
1787 Charles Willson Peale (American artist, 1741-1827) Susan Armitage (Mrs. Thomas McKean) and Daughter Sophia Dorothea
1791 Charles Willson Peale (American artist, 1741-1827) Mrs. Rachel Brewer Peale and Eleanor
Thursday, August 8, 2013
1788 Ralph Earl (1751-1801). Martha Tennent (Mrs David Rogers) and Daughter.
1790 Ralph Earl (1751-1801). Mary Floyd (Mrs. Benjamin Tallmadge) with Son Henry Floyd and Daughter Maria Jones.
1790 Ralph Earl (1751-1801). Abigail Starr (Mrs. William Taylor) and Son Daniel.
1791 Ralph Earl (1751-1801). Mrs. William Moseley and Son Charles.
1793 Ralph Earl (1751-1801). Sarah McCurdy (Mrs. Henry Channing) and Son Henry William
1796 Ralph Earl (1751-1801) Mrs Elijah Boardman and Son
Before Ralph Earl returned to the United States, he painted this mother and daughter in England.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
1753-54 John Wollaston (fl 1736-1767). Mrs Daniel Carroll II (1731-1763) & Daniel Carroll 1752-1790.
1755 Unknown Artist Mother and Child.
1757 John Hesselius Mrs Matthew Tiglman Anna Lloyd & dau Anna Maria (Mrs. Matthew Tiglman.)
1757 John Singleton Copley (1737-1815) Mrs Daniel Rea and Child.
1760 Joseph Blackburn (fl in the colonies 1754-1763). Mrs Isaac Winslow and Hannah.
1763 William Johnston (1732-1772). Mrs Jacob Hurd & Child.
1770 John Durand (fl 1765-1782). Martha Tucker (Mrs. Thomas Newton II).
1772 Winthrop Chandler (1747-1785). Eunice Huntington Devotion.
1773 Matthew Pratt (1734-1805). Elizabeth Gay (Mrs. Thomas Bolling) with twins Sarah & Ann.
1786 Robert Edge Pine (1720-30-1788) Dorcas Spear (Mrs. William Patterson) and Child.
1791 Charles Peale Polk (1767-1822) Mary Hawkworth Riddell and daughter Agnes.
1795 Joseph Steward (1753-1822) Pamela Sedgwick (1753-1807) of Stockbridge MA.
1798 Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828) Elizabeth Corbin (Mrs. Griffin Gatliff) & Daughter Elizabeth.
1799 Artist Bouche. (in Baltimore in 1795). Ann Ogle (Mrs. John Tayloe III) and daughters Rebecca and Henrietta.
1799 Charles Peale Polk (1767-1822) Eleanor Conway Hite and Son, James Madison Hite.
1799 John Brewster Jr. (1766-1854) Lucy Knapp Mygatt and Her Son George.
1799 Joshua Johnson (1763-1826) Ellen North (Mrs. John Moale) and Ellen.
1800 Richard Brunton (fl 1790-1832) Mrs Reuben Humphreys of East Granby, Connecticut