Tag Archives: Children

100 AD: Leucippus

Galatea, daughter of Eurytius, who was son of Sparton, married at Phaestus in Crete Pandion’s son, Lamprus, a man of good family but without means. When Galatea became pregnant, Lamprus prayed to have a son and said plainly to his … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2017: Mural

Sam Rodriguez: Here & There (2017) “Recently, I completed the first of what I hope will be many projects here in my hometown of San Jose, California on 8th & Empire Streets….On this wall, there is a portrait of my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

1797: Reading a Book

Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson: Benoît Agnès Trioson Reading a Book (1797) Born Anne-Louis Girodet de Roucy in 1767, Girodet suffered the death of his father in 1784 and his mother in 1787. A close friend of his parents, Dr. Benoît-François … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1879: Alice

George Dunlop Leslie: Alice in Wonderland (c. 1879) Alas! it was too late to wish that! She went on growing, and growing, and very soon had to kneel down on the floor: in another minute there was not even room … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1940: Joseph’s Dream

Evelyn Mary Dunbar: Joseph’s Dream (c. 1940)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1964: For Want of Stairs

Jess: “…For Want of Stairs…”: Salvages V (1964/1974)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1883: Umbrella

“What is it I am painting ? A little girl who has put her black petticoat over her shoulders, and is carrying her umbrella open. I am working out of doors, and it rains almost every day.” Marie Bashkirtseff: The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment