Humourous, Vintage Paintings of Mothers and Children

3 years ago

When I think of a typical hundred year-old painting  of a mother with her children, I think of idealized images where everyone has a sombre expression on their faces.  Well these painters had a sense of as humour as they capture the moments when a mother is overwhelmed by her children's need to touch her, even when she tries to work. These artists must have been fathers because they have remarkably insights  into the mother/ child dynamic. .They remind me of the days when I felt like a mauled mother cat, feeling like if one more person touched me that I would scream.

Fear not, I am in the process of finding out each painter's name but my understanding is that if a painting is 100 years old, it is in the public domain.

our children 

The Joy of Mothering

This is an article written by one of the incredible members of the SheKnows Community. The SheKnows editorial team has not edited, vetted or endorsed the content of this post. Want to join our amazing community and share your own story? Sign up here.

More from living

by Kimberly Peta Dewhirst
| 4 days ago
by Lynne Curry
| 6 days ago
by Lynne Curry
| 8 days ago
by Kimberly Peta Dewhirst
| 11 days ago
by Hannah Hickok
| 14 days ago
by Kate Crocco
| 16 days ago