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Dads On Canvas

Happy Day to all the Dads who – through wins and losses, rebellion and disappointment, unexpected pivots, and bittersweet news – are there for their kids.

Here are some fathers who have been captured on canvas over the centuries. No guarantees that all enjoyed idyllic relationships with their children!

Domenico Ghirlandaio. Francesco Sassetti and his Son Teodoro. 1488

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Barthel Bruyn the Elder. Portrait of a Man with Three Sons. ~ 1530

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Rembrandt. The Return of the Prodigal Son. ~1668

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Auguste de Châtillon. Victor Hugo with his son François-Victor. 1836

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Edgar Degas. Ludovic Lepic et ses filles. 1831

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Edgar Degas. Lorenzo Pagans et Auguste de Gas (Le père de l’artiste.) 1871-72

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Winslow Homer. Dad’s Coming! 1873

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Raphael Soyer. The Artist’s Parents. 1932

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Header: Fred Herzog. Black Man Pender. 1958

 

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