Blog of my scribbles with things that are on my mind and weekly themes.
Friday, 14 August 2015
Art on Friday; Genre Painting 19th century every day life
Recently my mum gave me her old cabinet; a 'Mechelse kast' in Dutch from the 19th century. It once belonged to my grandmother and before that to her mother so it's rather old. I always loved that cabinet; it has stained glass windows in it and as long as I can remember it has been in my parents living room. It was that cabinet that made me think about today's art theme; every day life in the 19th century plus if I can find furniture in the painting that would be lovely. So here are some examples of every day life in the 19th century;