Checkered Floors and Backgrounds In Art And Illustration


Russia, Mistress and Maid by Pieter de Hooch, 1600
Johannes Vermeer, The Allegory of the Faith,1670
Virginia Frances Sterrett (1900-1931 USA) art nouveau
Virginia Frances Sterrett (1900-1931 USA) art nouveau
Errol Le Cain (1941 – 1989) 1969 illustration for his own The Cabbage Princess
Tanglewood Tales, Greek mythology for kids, 1921 illustrated by Virginia Frances Sterrett
Tanglewood Tales, Greek mythology for kids, 1921 illustrated by Virginia Frances Sterrett
Eyvind Earle (1916 -2000) The Story of Easter 1963 concept illustration for his own animation studio although the film was never made
By Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966) – Lady Ursula f. ‘The Knave of Hearts’
A Cinderella illustration by Errol Le Cain
Danish Art Deco artist Kay Nielsen, Sleeping Beauty
Polder Joop, Netherlands, with a clear Art Deco influence seen in the lines and floor tiles.
Trina Schart Hyman – The Serpent Slayer and Other Stories of Strong Women
Illustration by Walter Crane, 1873 One two buckle my shoe, three four open the door
Anton Lomaev, Puss In Boots
Church Interior 1947, Anne Redpath
Svetlana Kim – Sleeping Beauty
Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland By Lewis Carroll, Illustrated By Anthony Browne (First published by Julia MacRae Books in 1988; this edition published by Walker Books Ltd, 2003
Salvador Dali “Vermeer’s Love Letter”, 1974
The Moon Singer by Clyde Robert Bulla, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman (1969)
James Hill 1954
'My Kitchen.' (1923) Harold Harvey
‘My Kitchen.’ (1923) Harold Harvey
The Moon Singer by Clyde Robert Bulla, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman (1969) talking near window
The Moon Singer by Clyde Robert Bulla, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman (1969) minstrels
The Moon Singer by Clyde Robert Bulla, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman (1969) minstrels
Alphonse Pellet 1853-1926 Harem Beauty
Miroslav Šašek (1916–1980), a page from This Is Cape Canaveral, 1963
Welcome To The Haunted Art Gallery illustrated by Takako Hirai
Savage Intruder Miriam Hopkins (Hollywood Horror House)
Alice In Wonderland Chasing The White Rabbit by Takako Hirai Japanese illustrator
Alice In Wonderland Chasing The White Rabbit by Takako Hirai Japanese illustrator
Charles Sheeler (1883–1965) Interior, 1926

Header painting: Interior of Monaco Anita Catarina Malfatti (1889 -1964) São Paulo, Brazil