Today we are going to discuss about the most famous paintings with mother and child..
Innocence (L’innocence) – William Adolphe Bouguereau (1893)
William Adolphe Bouguereau was a popular French traditionalist and painter.
His painting here entitled Innocence depicts a mother holding a lamb and her baby, both symbols of innocence.
The Cradle – Berthe Morisot (1872)
This beautiful painting by French artist Berthe Morisot features a mother gazing at her newly born baby in a cradle.
A white see through veil surrounds and protects the baby. The impressionist painting can be seen at Musee d’Orsay, Paris, France.
Tahitian Woman and Two Children – Paul Gauguin (1901)
This post-impressionist painting by Paul Gauguin features a Tahician woman posing with two of her children.
Find the painting at The Art Institute of Chicago, IL.
Child with Toys (Gabrielle and Jean) – Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1895)
This is a painting of Gabrielle Renard (Renoir’s wife’s cousin) and infant son Jean Renoir
They are spending time together playing with childhood toys.
The Young Mother – Mary Cassatt (1900)
This is a beautiful rendition of motherhood by American impressionist artist Mary Cassatt, and is one of many paintings she did on this theme.
Other of her paintings with the theme of motherhood include Summertime, The Child’s Bath,
Under the Horse Chestnut Tree, Maternité, Madame Meerson and Her Daughter, and Jules Being Dried by His Mother.