To Paint, To Have Painted

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Art of 1858:

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, The Four Times of Day: Morning, Noon, Evening, Night, c.1858, oil on wood, 142.2 x 72.3 cm (each), The National Gallery, London

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Virgin of the Adoption, 1858, oil on canvas, 69.5 x 56.8 cm, The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

William Dyce, Pegwell Bay, Kent - a Recollection of October 5th 1858, 1858-60, oil on canvas, 63.5 x 88.9 cm, Tate Collection

minutemanworld:

This is a painting of Abigail Dolbeare Hinman. On September 6, 1781 a combined force of 1700 British, Hessian, and Loyalist forces attacked the town of New London and Fort Griswold (which was across the river). According to legend Abigail Hinman participated in the defense by attempting to shoot Benedict Arnold as he ordered the town burnt. 

minutemanworld:

This is a painting of Abigail Dolbeare Hinman. On September 6, 1781 a combined force of 1700 British, Hessian, and Loyalist forces attacked the town of New London and Fort Griswold (which was across the river). According to legend Abigail Hinman participated in the defense by attempting to shoot Benedict Arnold as he ordered the town burnt. 

(Source: lymanallyn.org, via swagarian)

fyeahwomenartists:

Esther Ruiz
Double Shadow (2011)
Concrete / Plexiglas / Agate Slice

fyeahwomenartists:

Esther Ruiz

Double Shadow (2011)

Concrete / Plexiglas / Agate Slice

Grant Wood

artmastered:

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Self-Portrait, 1932

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American Gothic, 1930

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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, 1931

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