Monday, July 5, 2010

France to America: Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935) in the Garden

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935). Reading in the Garden at Villers le Be 1889

I feel that I may have been unfair to the spirit of artist Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935), in my response to Brad‘s comments in my earlier Maine Garden posting.

Hassam was a very successful marketer. He knew what the public wanted, & he gave it to them. And his paintings are elegant. Here are a few of the paintings I may have disparaged in the earlier posting.

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935). After Breakfast. 1887

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935). Lilies.

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935). Mrs Hassam in the Garden. 1896

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935). Reading. Date Unknown

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935). In a French Garden. 1897

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935). The Artist's Wife in a Garden Villiers le Bel. 1889

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935). Gathering Flowers in a French Garden. ca 1888

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935). Lady in the Park. 1897

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935). Woman Cutting Roses in a Garden. 1888-89

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935). In the Garden. ca 1888-89

Back to Maine!!! Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935). Lady in Flower Garden. ca 1891

And finally, Maine, of course. Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935). Celia Thaxter's Isles of Shoals Garden (also called The Garden in Its Glory) 1892
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