I love this picture...it reminds me of the farms around me!
It looks "later summer"y to me, Lindy, which is one reason I selected it!Thanks so much.
Oops indeed! Nancy, Edith Stein is Charlotte's confirmation saint but I have never delved too deeply into her writings. Is she a doctor of the Church? I hear she was a very intellectually clever woman. I really would love to find out more.There is such a summery feeling to the painting. The blues, yellows and white work perfectly together. I don't suppose the people are as carefree as I imagine. It must be hard working all day in the hot sun.
Sue, I am not aware of her being a Doctor of the Church.???As you see by my above comment to Lindy, I agree that the painting feels summery! As beautiful as it looks, I immediately think of being one of the women in it, hot and exhausted from working.... and wasting my occasion for mortification by grumbling about my sore feet and this scarf is squishing my hair and do we have to walk much farther and when can we have a break and why can't I just lie down here for a SECOND????
Anna Ancher was born on this day 155 years ago - and the painting hangs in our collection http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/asset-viewer/harvesters/NAE7GuLXwY1fsA?exhibitId=aAKynwcIbgZZIA&userGallery&projectId=art-project&hl=en
Thank you for this information. I am a big admirer of Anna Ancher's work, and am pleased to have this link (which I have now included in the post itself). I had no idea I was posting this on her birthday. Again: thank you.
Nancy,Thank you for visiting and you would love our new church! In fact a group of us just consecrated ourselves to Jesus through Mary last Thursday night. Ooops is right! I love the colors in this picture.... especially the blues and yellow. Those are two of my favorite color combinations.
What a blessing, Amy. Your new church sounds SO wonderful. Blue and yellow is a favorite color combination of mine also, which is why I was so drawn to this painting.Thanks for stopping by!