Arts Everyday Living: Honoring Women Artists—Through a Mother’s Eyes

In honor of Women’s History Month.

 

 

THROUGH A MOTHER’S EYES

 

For the breath of life is the sunlight…….

Kahlil Gibran

Anne Archer

Anna Archer Sunlight in the Blue Room, 1891, oil on canvas, Skagens Museum, Skagen, Denmark

Skagens Museum, in which the striking Sunlight in the Blue Room now hangs, was founded in the early twentieth century by members of an influential art colony, located on the northern part of Jutland, Denmark.  Anna Ancher (1854-1935), creator of the painting above, was one of its leading artists. She and her husband Michael. also part of the group, had one child Helga whom her mother has lovingly captured in the first stages of a knitting lesson.

The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

Discover the sunlit landscapes of Monet in Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively.

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