Friday, May 22, 2015

Gardeners Working - 1783


1783  'L'Emile', in 'Oeuvres choisies de Jean Jacques Rousseau' (London c1783) Emmanuel de Ghendt (Print made by) Clément Pierre Marillier (After)


Gardeners Working 18C


18C Gardener & Landscape Designer


18C Gardeners


Gardeners Working 1767


1767 Frontispiece of Thomas Mawe [John Abercrombie], Every man his own gardener, 2d ed. London


Gardeners/Farmers Working 1698


1698 Augustus by Caspar Luyken



1698 Julius by Caspar Luyken


Gardeners Working 1682


1682 Arranging pot plants in farm garden. 'Georgica Curiosa' by Wolf Helmhardt von Hohberg


Gardeners Working 1670

1670 Oranje - Stoove (upper) Citroen Boom - Vijge Boom & Oranje Boom (lower). From Jan van der Groen - Den Nederlandtsen Hovenier


Gardeners Working 1600s


1600s, Dutch gardening manual, New York Public Library


Gardeners Working 1649


1649 The English Improver Improved Or the Survey of Husbandry Surveyed. by Walter Blith


Gardeners Working - 1600s


1695 Caspar Luyken (Dutch print maker, 1672-1708) Two Gardeners


Gardeners Working - 1658 Walled Garden with dog (or small lion) helping supervise Spring planting


1658 Abraham Hertochs (Dutch printmaker, 1626-1672) Wall-enclosed Garden with Raised Geometric Beds. Gentleman & his Lady oversee the springtime work of readying the garden for summer. Gardeners at the back wall seem to be preparing the wall to support vines or wall fruit.  Dog (or small lion} runs alongside the masters.


Gardeners Working - 1600s


1625 Jacques Callot (Print made by) French - Gardener


Gardeners Working 1618


1618 William Lawson A New Orchard And Garden or, The best way for planting, grafting, and to make any ground good, for a rich Orchard Particularly in the North and generall 


Gardeners Working - 1609


1609 Twelve months March print Jacques Callot (Print made by) Adriaen Collaert (After) Joos de Momper 


Gardeners Working - 1500s


 1594 Thomas Hill's Gardener's Labyrinth ?


Gardeners Working from 1594 Thomas Hill's Gardener's Labyrinth



 1594 Thomas Hill's Gardener's Labyrinth, 1594 showing gardener working on raised garden beds



1594 Thomas Hill's Gardener's Labyrinth, 1594 showing sowing, seeding and weeding 



1594 Thomas Hill's Gardener's Labyrinth, 1594 showing flowers being grown in raised beds



1594 Thomas Hill's Gardener's Labyrinth, showing a covered arbour to be enjoyed in bright sunshine



1594 Thomas Hill's Gardener's Labyrinth, showing a water pump at the left


Morning Madonna


Giulio Romano (Italian, probably 1499-1546) Madonna and Child with St John c 1522

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.


Thursday, May 21, 2015

The Garden of Love 1400s


The Garden of Love, (c. 1465-1470) Antonio Vivarini (studio of)


Celebrating in 1700s Gardens


 Circle of Josef Frans Nollekens (Flemish-born British artist, 1702-1748) A Boat on a Lake in the Grounds of a Country House


Josef Frans Nollekens (Flemish-born British artist, 1702-1748) An outdoor Musical Party


 Josef Frans Nollekens (Flemish-born British artist, 1702-1748) Children Playing with a Hobby Horse  on a Garden Terrace 1741-47


Josef Frans Nollekens (Flemish-born British artist, 1702-1748) Elegant Company in the garden & park grounds of a country villa


Josef Frans Nollekens (Flemish-born British artist, 1702-1748) Portrait of a Family on a Garden Terrace (1740)


Morning Madonna


Albrecht Altdorfer (c 1480-1538) Mary With The Child 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 the core of early Western art.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Abundance from the 1500s Garden


Lodewijk Toeput (1550-1605) called Lodovico Pozzoserrato Allegory of Abundance


 Georg Flegel (1566-1638) Allegorie des Sommers, 1595


Vincenzo Campi (Italian painter, c 1536 – 1591) The Fruit Seller