Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Picking in Art and Illustration

Man in apple tree is in danger of falling out, Michiel Mosijn, after Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne, 1640 - 1655
Man in apple tree is in danger of falling out, Michiel Mosijn, after Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne, 1640 – 1655
The pile of apples from “Old Mother Frost” or “Frau Holle”, collected by the Grimm Brothers.
'The Lemon Gatherers' (1910) Robert Kitson
‘The Lemon Gatherers’ (1910) Robert Kitson
'Blackberries.' (1922) Harold Harvey
‘Blackberries.’ (1922) Harold Harvey
Frederick Morgan - An Apple Gathering
Frederick Morgan – An Apple Gathering
Carl Olof Larsson apple picking
Carl Olof Larsson apple picking
An advertising card, French, late nineteenth or early twentieth century
An advertising card, French, late nineteenth or early twentieth century
Myles Birket Foster - Apple Harvest
Myles Birket Foster – Apple Harvest
 William Stephen Coleman - Picking Apples 1880
William Stephen Coleman – Picking Apples 1880
Imitation of the painting above, illustrator unknown
Berthe Marie Pauline Morisot (French painter 1841-1895) 'Cueillette d'orange'
Berthe Marie Pauline Morisot (French painter 1841-1895) ‘Cueillette d’orange’
yCover art for October 1927 GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Magazine b Jessie Willcox Smith - a young girl picking grapes
yCover art for October 1927 GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Magazine b Jessie Willcox Smith – a young girl picking grapes and putting them into a basket.
Cover art for Farmer's Wife Magazine 1938. Is she picking grapes or trying on lipstick?
Cover art for Farmer’s Wife Magazine 1938. Is she picking grapes or trying on lipstick?
Apples (1912) [Cornwall] by Harold C. Harvey (English, 1874-1941)
Apples (1912) [Cornwall] by Harold C. Harvey (English, 1874-1941)
Edmund Blair Leighton - September
Edmund Blair Leighton – September
Hartley’s marmalade - showcard design by Freda Beard for W P Hartley & Co. Ltd., c1925
Hartley’s marmalade – showcard design by Freda Beard for W P Hartley & Co. Ltd., c1925
The COUNTRY GENTLEMAN Magazine cover art for MAY 19 1923, girl picking cherries
The COUNTRY GENTLEMAN Magazine cover art for MAY 19 1923, girl picking cherries
Gyo Fujikawa,1976
Gyo Fujikawa, 1976
Norman Mills Price (1877 - 1951) picking flowers
Norman Mills Price (1877 – 1951)

Header illustration: Cover of January 1938 The American Home Magazine – Vegetable Basket