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Painting Their Mums

Happy Mother’s Day to all you amazing Mothers, and to those celebrating their Mums in person, at a distance, or in memorium.

Over centuries, artists have created interesting, intimate paintings of their mothers …

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Rembrandt Van Rijn. The Artist’s Mother. 1629

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Alfred Rethel. Porträt der Mutter des Künstlers. ~1833

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Édouard Manet. Madame Auguste Manet. 1863

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Paul Cezanne. The Artist’s Mother. 1867

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James Whistler. Whistler’s Mother. 1871

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Vincent Van Gogh. Portrait of the Artist’s Mother. 1888

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Mary Cassatt. Mrs Robert S. Cassatt, The Artist’s Mother. 1889

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Paul Gauguin. La mère d’artiste. 1890-93

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Pablo Picasso. Portrait of the Artist’s Mother. 1896

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Prudence Heward. Mommsy. 1910

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Arshile Gorky. The Artist and his Mother. 1926-36

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Grant Wood. Woman With Plants. 1929

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Frida Kahlo. My Grandparents, My Parents and Me. 1936

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William H. Johnson. Mom and Dad. 1944

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Alice Neel. Last Sickness. 1953

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Andy Warhol. July Warhola. 1974

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Lucien Freud. The Painter’s Mother Reading. 1975

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Header: Albrecht Durer. Portrait of Barbara. The Artist’s Mother.  1490

 

 

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