To Ellen

This blog is made to the honor of my grandmother Ellen Elisabeth Thomsen who was a modern woman .
She was born in Randers in Denmark 1895 and died in Copenhagen 1976.
She had long salmon red hair down to her hips. It was braided and put up with lots of hairpins to make it look short.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Red haired Mothers with child

Notice please that it more often happens,
 that the artist  place the mother to the left side of the picture than to the right..
It is a psychological effect , the world is to the left and home is to the right side. 
When the mother sits in the left side she protects .
 If she sits in the right she let the child have a certain freedom.
I speculated if  another  reason could be that we mothers carry the baby on our left side,
 so we have the right arm free to do things with.
So perhaps the few painting with mothers in the left side of the picture
 actually show left handed mothers?

Hans Thuar
German Artist 1887-1945

J. Mainberger after Von Kaulbach
Found in German Auctionsite

Marie Danforth Page
"Her littlest one"
American painter 1869-1940

Garibaldi Melcher

Rosalie Lorrain Gill
American Painter

Tamara de Lempicka

Gustave Klimt

Stanislaw Wyspianski
Portrait of Salomea Hankiewiczsowa

Poul S Nielsen
Mother and child
Danish Artist

Virgin Mary

Max Corneille

Mary Cassatt

Evert Lundquist
Mother and child
Swedish Artist

Julius Garibaldi Melcher

Edvard Manet

Mary Cassatt

Carlton Alfred Smith

Norbert Goeneutte

Giovanni Segantini

Giovanni Segantini
A remarkable frame.It looks like Leonardo da Vinci designed it.

Carl Wilhelmsohn

Mary Cassatt

Jacob van Doorth
Portrait of Anna Catharina Brandenburg

Joseph Raphael
"In the Garden"

Andrea del Brescianino

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Naked red haired women turned towards the Left

Theo van der Rysselberghe

Lionel Noel Royer 

Maurice Molarsky
Reqlining redhead

Paul Helleu

Bertalan de Karlovszky

Lucien Henry Grandgerard

Leon Bakst
Study for the red sultan

Thomas Deewing

Paul Baudry
The Goddess Diana resting

Artist Unknown

Bela Czene

Fredrick Warren Freer
Maid of Madisson Square

Leon Francois Commere

Frantisek Kupka

Naked red haired women turned towards the right.

Frederic Leighton

Bela Kadar

Edmond Grandjean

Wojciech Weiss

George Kvapil

Jeno Gabor

Istvan Boldizsar

Richard Emil Miller

Franz Dvorak

Jean Batiste Ange Tissier

Bertalan de Karlovszky

Bela Czene

Fantin Latour

Jeremy Lipking

Willem Adriaensz Key