Sunday, July 23, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

Otto Scholderer (German Painter, 1834-1902) Cutting Flowers for an Arrangement

Madonnas attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494)

Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin with Child

Born in Seligenstadt, near Frankfurt in the Middle Rhein region, it is speculated that Memling may have served his apprenticeship at Mainz or Cologne, and may have later worked in the Netherlands under Rogier van der Weyden (c. 1455-1460). At any rate, he seems to follow a well-trodden path. He appears in the records of Bruges around 1466. Many of Memling's well-known religious works were painted for the Hospital of St. John in Brugge. These include Adoration of the Magi & 6 panels depicting St. Ursula's journey to Rome, which he painted for the hospital's shrine to that saint.

Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin and Child with Musician Angels 1480 Detail Diptych of Munich

Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) or Workshop of Memling Virgin and Child reaching for his toe c 1490

Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin and Child with St Anthony the Abbot and a Donor 1472

Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin Suckling the Child



Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin Enthroned with Child and Angel c.1480



Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin and Child Enthroned c 1480s


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin and Child Enthroned with two Musical Angels 1465 - 1467


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin and Child in a Rose-Garden with Two Angels 1480s


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin and Child in a Landscape


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin and Child, 1485-90

Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin Nursing the Child


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Madonna and Child, from The Diptych of Maerten van Nieuwenhove (1487)


Attributed to Hans Memling Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Portinari-Triptychon, Mitteltafel Madonna 1487


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin and Child


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin and Child (circa 1475)


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Standing Virgin and Child c 1490

Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin and Child c. 1478


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin And Child Enthroned With Two Musican Angels


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Central panel of the Triptych of St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Madonna and Child Enthroned with Two Angels (1480)


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Nativity 1470-1472


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Presentation in the Temple


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) The Donne Triptych (1478)


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) The Nativity (1460-70)


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) The Nativity, left wing of a triptych of the Adoration of the Magi


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) The Nativity


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) The Virgin and Child with an Angel (1480)


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) The Virgin and Child with St. James and St. Dominic Presenting the Donors and their Family, Virgin of Jacques Floreins


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin and Child Enthroned with Two Angels 1485-90

Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin and Child

Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) Virgin Suckling the Child c 1487


Attributed to Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) The Seven Joys of Mary 1480

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.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

Henry Meynell Rheam (British artist, 1859-1920) Arranging Flowers

Madonnas attributed to Pietro Perugino 1446–1524

Attributed to Pietro Perugino (Italian painter, 1446–1524), Madonna and Child

Attributed to Pietro Perugino (Italian painter, 1446–1524), Madonna and Child

Attributed to Pietro Perugino (Italian painter, 1446–1524), Madonna and Child with St Catherine and St Rosa 1493


Attributed to Pietro Perugino (Italian painter, 1446–1524), Virgin and Child in a Mandorla with Cherubim c 1500


Attributed to Pietro Perugino (Italian painter, 1446–1524), Madonna and Child 1498


Attributed to Pietro Perugino (Italian painter, 1446–1524), Madonna and Child & Cherubs


Attributed to Pietro Perugino (Italian painter, 1446–1524), Madonna di Loreta


Attributed to Pietro Perugino (Italian painter, 1446–1524), Madonna with Child and Little St. John


Attributed to Pietro Perugino (Italian painter, 1446–1524), The Virgin and Child with Angels 1496


Attributed to Pietro Perugino (Italian painter, 1446–1524), Madonna and Child with John the Baptist & St Catherine

Attributed to Pietro Perugino (Italian painter, 1446–1524), Virgin and Child with St John 1480


Attributed to Pietro Perugino (Italian painter, 1446–1524), Madonna and Child with Angels


Attributed to Perugino (Italian painter, 1446-1524) Madonna and Child c 1520

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 tastes of elite private clients.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Arranging Flowers around the Globe

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

15C Madonna Reading

Hans Memling (German-born Flemish painter, 1435-1494) The Virgin and Child with St James and St Dominic, Virgin of Jacques Floreins