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Thursday, March 1, 2012

Women frozen in Time


'The Yellow Jacket' - William McGregor Paxton 1907




' The Figurine' - William McGregor Paxton 1921



'Pretty Girl' - William McGregor Paxton 1926



'The Letter' - William McGregor Paxton 1908



'In the Sunlight - Mrs Paxton' - William McGregor Paxton 1900



'In the Sunlight' - William McGregor Paxton 1902



'The Samovar' - William McGregor Paxton 1926



'Tea Leaves' (detail) - William McGregor Paxton 1909



'Leaving the Studio' - William McGregor Paxton 1921

Take a careful look at these inspiring paintings by the American painter William McGregor Paxton (1861-1941). Note the dates of each image and how, through his paintings of women doing the most ordinary of daily doings, this artist managed to grasp the changing fashions, hairstyles, poses, attitudes. Don't you find it all so amazing?

2 comments:

Design is... All in the Detail said...

What a beautiful post! Thank you so much for sharing these quality images with us! I love the look and the feel of each and every one! Have a beautiful day!

Ulla-Marie said...

Oh! That yellow coat! ... beutifil pictures!