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Sunday, May 15, 2011

Spot the Nursing Mom

My employer owns a vast painting collection.  My officemate and fellow breastfeeding advocate Claire belongs to the department who manages the paintings. She compiled several paintings depicting breastfeeding moms and emailed me her collection.  Can you spot the nursing mom?  I already have several breastfeeding photos thanks to Stan but I would love to have a breastfeeding painting!  Calling The Painter's Wife!

Jose Blanco, Puto Bungbong, 1973
Oil on canvas, 121 x 77 cm
Norma Belleza, Savings in a Bao, 1982
Oil on canvas, 76 x 114cm
Vicente Manansala, Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread, 1981
Oil on canvas, 69 x 68cm
Tam Austria, Pauwi, 1982
Oil on canvas, 120 x 180 cm
Angelito Antonio, Antipolo, 1972
Oil on canvas, 112 x 122cm
Aside from my employer's collection, Claire and I found several other paintings by Filipino artists depicting breastfeeding moms.
Ricardo Puruganan, Mother Breastfeeding Baby, 1974
11 x 12.  Available for purchase. 
S Cahooy, Untitled, 1980
27.5 by 27. Available for purchase.
S Cahooy, Mother Feeding Child, 1980
27.5 x 27 Available for purchase.
Demetrio Diego, Mother breastfeeding baby in a banca, 1988
10 x 15 Available for purchase.
Fernando Amorsolo, Under a Mango Tree, 1958
Oil on canvas, 22.5 x 31. Available for purchase.
Balagtas, Fishermen's Life, 2005
15 x 24. Available for purchase.
Which one is your favorite?

5 comments:

Eliza said...

Calling The Painter's Wife talaga?! My landlady has a collection of breastfeeding paintings as in JUST breastfeeding paintings. Her whole house from top to bottom on most of the walls! You should feature her, kaso she lives in FARview. :D

Jenny said...

really? dapat you took a picture!!! who did the paintings? maybe when tummy is settled, i can schedule a visit ;) 

Tyia (Lilwildflower) said...

This is really inspiring and a really amazing collection.  Especially now when everyone is unfamiliar with it.  I hope you don't mind my tweeting and sharing this!

Jenny said...

sure please do! thanks for dropping by 

Benz Co-Rana said...

ako ako ako i want me in a painting feeding or carrying sa sling or both!

i met The Painter's Wife and she is going to hold a contest and the prize is... a painting! (oppss I forgot to ask commisionned painting kaya? heheh)  I just hope I win it.


:)

-benz <--- nag babasa ng mga entries mo na di ko pa nababasa, obvious ba hehehe  hope you stopped feeling sick na.

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