Tuesday, September 3, 2019

5 centuries of Picnics

Beautiful picnics in paintings from the 1530s to the 21st century.  A couple early ones involve "Halte de Chasse" or a break in the Hunt.

The image on the left is by the Frenchman James Tissot in 1870.

Bernard van Orley's  Halte de Chasse c1531  Louvre

Arcadia by Frans Francken 1626-32 (private; Web Gallery of Art)

Halte de Chasse.  Carle van Loo 1737  Louvre

A Pic Nick in the Woods of New England.  Jerome Thomson c1855  Boston Museum of Fine Arts.  details on the painting HERE

The Picnic.  George Goodwin Kilburne.  c1900 from Bonhams

Web Gallery of Art HERE
Picnic Wit HERE
Past posts about picnics HERE

©2019 Patricia Bixler Reber
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