April 10, 2011

Artists on Breastfeeding

These images are amazing and at the same time, revealing and organic in composition and meaning.  The masters that captured them were individuals of great humanistic sensitivity.

Maternity (Women on the Seashore), 1899

Paul Gauguin (French, 1848-1903)

Maternité, Henri Matisse
charcoal on paper
Drawn in January, 1939

Madonna of the Fields, Gari Melchers, c. 1895, gouache on canvas

Saltimbanqui con una diadema y dando el pecho a su hijo,

Pablo Picasso, 1905.

Motherhood (also known as Woman Breast Feeding Her Child), 1886

August Renoir

Gino Severini, Motherhood, 1916

Ghyakurakan segaki by Utagawa Toyokuni, (1786-1865).
Hortense Breast Feeding Paul by Paul Cézanne (1872)
 Images via Marvelous Kiddo

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