Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a Child–the Comfort and Tenderness of Love

George Romney, Mrs. Johnstone and Her Son, 1775-1780, oil on canvas, Tate and National Gallery, London, UK

 

Although British master George Romney (1734-1802) and American artist Elizabeth Nourse (1859-1938) may have lived more than a century apart, both of them captured so poignantly the tender affection of maternal or familial love.

 

Elizabeth Nourse, The Little Sister, 1902, oil, Private Collection?

 

 

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