Category Archives: Favorite paintings

Come Let Us Adore Him, a Christmas Painting

Molly and I hope this Christmas painting will bring color and beauty to the beginning of advent for you and your family.

May we all, like the Magi, come and adore Him!

Adoration of the Magi by Albrecht Durer, 1504, the Uffizi, Florence, Italy, public domain

Albrecht Durer painted Adoration of the Magi in 1504. Today it hangs in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence Italy.

Molly and I wish you a blessed Christmas while we take some time off to enjoy Christmas. We plan to be back in January with lots more great art, activities, and devotions.

If you’re one of our newsletter subscribers, though,  watch for a special thank you gift from us coming next week. We’ve put together some Christmas art ideas you and your children will love. These fun and easy projects will provide shared moments of calm and invite Jesus into your busy holidays. Don’t miss out. Sign up for our newsletter today!


Favorite Paintings about Summertime

I hope you’ll enjoy some of my favorite paintings of summertime! The ocean, the beach, colorful sunsets, and flowers. Horses and fields, forests, and mountains!

West Point by Winslow Homer, public domain

Partners by Charles Russell, public domain

Children on a Beach by Mary Cassatt, public domain

The Catskills, Asher Durand, public domain

Monet Painting in his Garden at Argenteuil by Pierre Auguste Renoir, public domain

Clouds over Olana, Frederick Edwin Church, public domain

Grainstacks-Late Summer, Giverny by Claude Monet

The Hay Wain by John Constable, public domain

Gathering Eggs by Winslow Homer, public domain

Horse Fair by Rosa Bonheur, public domain

The Oxbow, Thomas Cole, public domain

Yosemite Valley, Albert Bierstadt, public domain

A Girl with a Watering Can, by Auguste Renoir, public domain


View of Naarden by Jacob van Ruisdael, public domain

Molly and I suggest you get out to enjoy a summertime picnic, but before you go:

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