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.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Women with very long red hair

Charles A. Buchel

Carolus Duran

George De Forest Brush
Celtic woman

A remarkably strong picture because of the dog.

Clarence Drew Bartlett

Johan Patricny
Elisabeth in black dress

Fernand Khnopff

Emma Florence Harrison

Delphin Enjolras

Jules LeFebvre

Joseph DeCamp
Portrait of Miss Alice Boit

Giovanni Giacometti

Dante Gabrielle Rosettti

William James Neatby

Henry Ryland

Maria Stillman

Artist Unknown

Van Dongen

Jean Joseph Hermann Richir

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Other men with red hair

William Corden
Portrait of Thomas  Tatlow

German Miniature of  red haired young man

Aurel Naray
Self portrait

William Henry Barribal (1874–1952)

Bernard Pankok
Portrait of Emil Orlik

Vasili Polenov

Thomas Fox
A marine merchant 1834

A. Sachs

Artist Unknown
Abraham and Ismael

Ion Thedoresco Sion
Self portrait

There are at least four paintings of Judas which show  him  red haired.

Edvard Okun
Judas Iscariot

Artist unknown

Artist unknown

Carl Bloch

Judas is  leaving the last supper to fore fill his destiny.
Perhaps the picture underneath is  another Judas  as well?

Ion Theodoresco Sion
Self portrait?
No I  actually think it's a portrait inspired by photographs of Rasputin

Giorgian  miniature portrait

Unknown German Biedermeier artist

Sigmund Walter Hampel
Portrait of  Josef Lanner

Huet Villiers
Portrait of Major Thomas Otway-Cove

Peter August Boeckstiegel

Akseli Gallen Kallela

Artist Unknown
Found in Swedish Auction site

Old German unknown painter
Red bearded powerful elderly man.

There are so many fine old paintings in Action sites all over the world.

Zlatko Šulentić (1893-1971). 

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Red haired or red bearded males

In the beginning when I started this blog I hardly could find any portraits of red haired
 or red bearded  men and boys. But it turns out that there are really many. 

Antoine Wiertz

Emil Orlik
Hans Wassman in Role

Vlaho Bukovac
Self portrait

Csontvary Kosztka Tivadar

Unknown Artist

Ernst Bieler

Ric Wouters

Artist unknown

Jozef Chelmonski

Hermann Pistor


Henri Edmond Cross
Portrait of Maximillian Luce

Constant Montald

Emile Friant

Peter August Boeckstiegel
Self Portrait