ObeliskThemes in Art

Mothers

After the Storm, Sarah Bernhardt

After the Storm

Sarah Bernhardt, 1876
Äitini, My Mother, Helene Schjerfbeck

Äitini, My Mother

Helene Schjerfbeck, 1909
Antigraceful, Umberto Boccioni

Antigraceful

Umberto Boccioni, 1913
Arrangement in Grey and Black No.1, James McNeill Whistler

Arrangement in Grey and Black No.1

James McNeill Whistler, 1871
At the Seashore, Anna Bilińska-Bohdanowicz

At the Seashore

Anna Bilińska-Bohdanowicz, 1886
Before the Bath, Suzanne Valadon

Before the Bath

Suzanne Valadon, 1908
Camille Monet and a Child in the Garden in Argenteuil, Claude Monet

Camille Monet and a Child in the Garden in Argenteuil

Claude Monet, 1875
Edma with her Daughter Jeanne, Berthe Morisot

Edma with her Daughter Jeanne

Berthe Morisot, 1872
Eighteen year-old mother from Oklahoma, now a California migrant, Dorothea Lange

Eighteen year-old mother from Oklahoma, now a California migrant

Dorothea Lange, 1937
Hail Mary, Paul Gauguin

Hail Mary

Paul Gauguin, 1891
Heeni Hirini and Child, Gottfried Lindauer

Heeni Hirini and Child

Gottfried Lindauer, 1878
Hide and Seek (Cache-Cache), Berthe Morisot

Hide and Seek (Cache-Cache)

Berthe Morisot, 1873
Horizontal Volumes, Umberto Boccioni

Horizontal Volumes

Umberto Boccioni, 1912
In a Villa at the Seaside, Berthe Morisot

In a Villa at the Seaside

Berthe Morisot, 1874
In the Garden at Maurecourt, Berthe Morisot

In the Garden at Maurecourt

Berthe Morisot, 1884
In the Land of Peace, Durdy Bayramov

In the Land of Peace

Durdy Bayramov, c. 1980
Isis and Horus, Ancient Egypt

Isis and Horus

640 BCE
Isis Nursing Horus, Ancient Egypt

Isis Nursing Horus

663 BCE
Kate and Rachel Van Der Zee, Lenox, Mass., James Van Der Zee

Kate and Rachel Van Der Zee, Lenox, Mass.

James Van Der Zee, 1907
Mama’s Knee, Romare Bearden

Mama’s Knee

Romare Bearden, 1971
Materia, Umberto Boccioni

Materia

Umberto Boccioni, 1912
Maternity, Joan Miró

Maternity

Joan Miró, 1924
Maternity, Lê Thị Lựu

Maternity

Lê Thị Lựu, 1946
Maternity, Lê Phổ

Maternity

Lê Phổ, 1955
Migrant Mother, Dorothea Lange

Migrant Mother

Dorothea Lange, 1936
Mother About to Wash Her Sleepy Child, Mary Cassatt

Mother About to Wash Her Sleepy Child

Mary Cassatt, 1880
Mother and Child, Fernand Henri Léger

Mother and Child

Fernand Henri Léger, 1922
Mother and Child, Uemura Shōen

Mother and Child

Uemura Shōen, 1934
Mother and Child, Lê Phổ

Mother and Child

Lê Phổ, 1950
Mother and Child, Eduardo Kingman

Mother and Child

Eduardo Kingman, 1957
Mother and Child, John Ndevasia Muafangejo

Mother and Child

John Ndevasia Muafangejo, 1983
Mother and Child (Abstract), Tamara de Lempicka

Mother and Child (Abstract)

Tamara de Lempicka, 1953
Mother and Child (Nancy and Olivia), Alice Neel

Mother and Child (Nancy and Olivia)

Alice Neel, 1982
Mother and son with a bird, Anne Genevieve Greuze

Mother and son with a bird

Anne Genevieve Greuze, 1842
Motherhood, Marguerite Gérard

Motherhood

Marguerite Gérard, c. 1800
Motherhood, Lê Phổ

Motherhood

Lê Phổ, 1940
Mrs. James Blathwaite Drinker and Her Son, Cecilia Beaux

Mrs. James Blathwaite Drinker and Her Son

Cecilia Beaux, 1922
Portrait of the artist's mother, Ms. Anne Ducreux b. Béliard, Joseph Ducreux

Portrait of the artist's mother, Ms. Anne Ducreux b. Béliard

Joseph Ducreux, c. 1790
Pregnant Woman with Folded Hands, Käthe Kollwitz

Pregnant Woman with Folded Hands

Käthe Kollwitz, 1898-1899
Reclining Mother and Child 2, Paula Modersohn-Becker

Reclining Mother and Child 2

Paula Modersohn-Becker, 1906
Southern Pasture, Benny Andrews

Southern Pasture

Benny Andrews, 1963
Swaddled in Wool, Mária Medvecká

Swaddled in Wool

Mária Medvecká, 1962
The Artist's Mother, Umberto Boccioni

The Artist's Mother

Umberto Boccioni, 1915
The Blue Nile, Palmer Hayden

The Blue Nile

Palmer Hayden, 1964
The Caress, Mary Cassatt

The Caress

Mary Cassatt, 1902
The Child's Bath, Mary Cassatt

The Child's Bath

Mary Cassatt, 1893
The First Steps, Lê Thị Lựu

The First Steps

Lê Thị Lựu, 1960
The Green Sofa, Anne Goldthwaite

The Green Sofa

Anne Goldthwaite, 1930
The Mother, Umberto Boccioni

The Mother

Umberto Boccioni, 1909
The Tempest, Giorgione

The Tempest

Giorgione, 1508
More Themes in Art
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Women

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Clowns

Bathers, People

Bathers

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