Sunday, December 23, 2007

Christmas Art ~Arthur Hughes

"The Nativity"
Carefully and thoughtfully, Mary is wrapping Jesus in swaddling clothes.

"A Christmas Carol at Bracken Dene"
Wouldn't you just love to be sitting across from these merry children, listening to them chatter and coo and play and sing? I sure Mr. Hughes must have enjoyed painting them; the picture surely reflects it.

If you've enjoyed this little sampling of Arthur Hughes, English pre-Raphaelite painter, you might take a look at an online gallery here.


  1. Both of these pictures are *beautiful*...thanks for sharing.

    Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas, Jody!

  2. Oh Jody, these are beautiful. I love the Christmas carol one. xoxox Clarice

  3. Merry Christmas to you.
    Great art.

  4. Jody, hope your Christmas was Merry! Beautiful art!


  5. What beautiful paintings. I'm not familiar with his work but am certainly inspired to learn more. Thank you so much for sharing this and the link.


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