Sunday, July 21, 2013

Women doing laundry in the 1700s


Images of women doing laundry in 18th-century America are rare or non existant.  These paintings and prints of women across the Atlantic will have to do.

1730 Jean Siméon Chardin (French artist, 1699-1779) The Laundress


1736 Giacomo Ceruti (Italian painter, 1698-1767) The Laundress


1736-75 Richard Houston, after Philippe Mercier.  Domestik Employment Washing pub by Robert Sayer


1740 Pietro Longhi (French-born Italian artist, 1701-1785) The Laundress


1768 Hubert Robert (French painter, 1733-1808) La Bievre


1750s Henry Robert Morland (British painter, 1716-1797)  Woman Ironing


1750s Henry Robert Morland (British artist, 1716-1797) A Girl Ironing Shirt Sleeves


1761 Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French painter, 1725-1805) The Laundress


1765 Henry Robert Morland (British artist, 1716-1797) A Lady's Maid Soaping Linen


1770 Illustration from Basedow's Elementary Work


1782 Camp Laundry. Robert Sayer & J. Bennett. London


1750-80 Mrs Grosvenor Landry Woman to the Queen  Unknown British Artist


 1785 Henry Robert Morland (British artist, 1716-1797) Laundry Maid Ironing


1760-70 Nicolo Cavalli (Italian artist, 1730-1832) La Lavandaja


1700s John Collet (British artist, c1725-1780)  High Life Below Stairs


1750-80 Miss White Clear Starcher to the Queen Unknown British artist


1750s Henry Robert Morland (British artist, 1716-1797) A lady’s Maid soaping linen


1774 Henry Robert (British artist c 1716-1797) after Morland Laundry Maid


1800 Louis Leopold Boily (French painter, 1761-1845) Young Woman Ironing




Woman with Bag of Laundry

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Women, Children, & Families attributed to John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854)


John Brewster Jr. (American painter, 1766-1854) Mrs Elizabeth Perkins and Charlie 1809

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Lucy Knapp Mygatt and Her Son George 1799

John Brewster Jr. (1766–1854) was a prolific, deaf itinerant painter who produced many portraits of New England families, especially their children. He lived much of the latter half of his life in Buxton, Maine.

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Hanna Voss Kittery Maine c 1795

John Brewster Jr (American painter, 1766-1854) Boy with Book 1800

John Brewster Jr. (American painter, 1766-1854)

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Boy with Bird 1790

John Brewster Jr. (American painter, 1766-1854) Child in Red Shoes, White Dress, Holding a Peach

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Woman in Grey Dress 1814

 John Brewster Jr. (American painter, 1766-1854) Mary Broughton Mygatt

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Francis O Watts with Bird 1805

John Brewster Jr. (American painter, 1766-1854) Wealthy Jones Winter (b. 1819) and Sarah Marie Winter (b.1817)

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Dr Joh Brewster and Ruth Avery Brewster, the Artits's Father and Stepmother, c 1795

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) One Shoe Off 1807

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Comfort Starr Mygatt and his daughter Lucy 1799

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Mary Coffin 1810

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Deacon Eliphaz Thayer and His Wife, Deliverance, 1795-1805

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Mary Jane Nowell c 1810

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Morgan Family Portrait c 1790

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854)

John Brewster Jr. (American painter, 1766-1854) Eunice P. Deane portrait, ca. 1800

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Ann Batell Loomis 1822

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854)

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Portrait of a Lady 1800s

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Boy With a Book 1810

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Mary Warren Bryant c 1815

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Woman in a Landscape c 1805

John Brewster Jr. (American painter, 1766-1854) Girl with book

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Child With Strawberries c 1800

 John Brewster Jr. (American painter, 1766-1854) Child with a Peach 1810

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Sarah Prince 1801

 John Brewster Jr. (American painter, 1766-1854) Elizabeth Abigail Wallingford (1806-1829)

John Brewster Jr. (American Painter, 1766-1854) Marsh Oman Winter and William Winter c 1830

John Brewster Jr. (American painter, 1766-1854) James Prince and Son William 1801

John Brewster Jr. (American painter, 1766-1854)