Ice-skating is one of the joys of winter. Or so I believe. (I live in Australia.) Below are some examples of ice-skating in art and illustration. I’ve included some pictures of roller-skating and skateboarding as well.
If David Hockney was a skater, it’d look a lot like Peter Phobia’s Balance and Kickflips at Digital Arts Jacob Grimmer (1525 – 1590) Winslow Homer ‘Winter – A Skating Scene’ in Harper’s Weekly Jan 25 1868 1923 Boys and Girls Of Book Land by Nora Archibald Smith Illustrated by Jesse Wilcox Smith Publisher David McKay Co The Seven Wonderful Cats, a Rand McNally Giant Book 1956 illustrated by Elizabeth Webbe The Seven Wonderful Cats, a Rand McNally Giant Book 1956 illustrated by Elizabeth Webbe Jean Paul Lemieux Canadian, 1904–1990 Iceskaters on Montmorency, 1939 Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867-1947) Les Patineurs (Skaters) .R.R. Tolkien (1892 – 1973) 1934 illustration for Letters From Father Christmas, a collection of letters written and illustrated by Tolkien between 1920 and 1943 for his children The Wood Street Helpers back cover illustration by Lesley Smith (not by Shirley Hughes!) Enid Blyton’s Poppy Story Book (1950) illustrated by Hilda Boswell Robert J. Lee for ‘This is a Town’ by Polly Curren, 1957 Liberty, January 22 1938 by Macaulay Conner Boys’ Life, January 1914 Norman Rockwell Marjorie Cooper illustration for Coronet Magazine THE BUNNY TWINS a Rand McNally Tip-Top Elf Book Health Magazine October 1935 Byron De Bolt Vol. 2 No. 10 The Open Road For Boys Magazine skating cover art by Henan Fay Jr Janvier a French postcard, part of a series showing the months. “P. F. B Serie 3213” 1946 Meet Babar And His Family by Laurent de Brunhoff 1973 Erik Blegvad (1923-2014) from ‘Oddity Land’ by Edward Anthony,1957 Brian Shields, Liverpool painter (1951-1997) ice skating Charles Schulz (1922-2000) ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ 1965 The Magic Word 1953 by Oseeva Valentina Aleksandrovna illustrated by Pakhomov Alexey Fedorovich Skating on the Serpentine HILDA VAN STOCKUM, A Day on Skates, The Story of a Dutch Picnic, 1934 David Delamare (1951-2016) modern mermaid illustration Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s Hunters in the Snow pond detail Ronald Lampitt (English,1906-1988) – Skating by Moonlight pond Koch Walther, 1907 Leonard Weisgard, 1954 Charles Schulz (1922-2000) ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ 1965 René Vincent 1934 Ice-skating in a Village, Hendrick Avercamp, c. 1610 Winter Landscape with Ice Skaters, Hendrick Avercamp, c. 1608 Enjoying the Ice, Hendrick Avercamp, c. 1615 – c. 1620 Winter Landscape with a Woman and a Youth on a Small Bridge, Skaters and a Gallows in the Distance, Hendrick Avercamp, c. 1620 – c. 1625 Hand-colored lithograph; no artist or publisher listed. American, circa 1874 Les patineuses, by French painter Jean Béraud (1890) Konstantin Somov Winter. Skating Rink, 1915 Charles Lees – Skaters, a Scene on Duddingston Loch The Seven Wonderful Cats Illustrated by Elizabeth Webbe 1956 Jessie Willcox Smith (1863-1935) Harry Anderson ice skating rink Kevin Safe The Little Golden Funny Book, pictures by J.P.Miller, 1950 Mc Call’s Magazine Illustration, January 1916 Cover Constantin Alajalov (1900-1987) 1932 Wiebke Hasselmann Robert Wagt Marco Somà Johanna Wright A Day On Skates, The Story of a Dutch Picnic, Hilda Van Stockum, Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1934 It must be true – it was all in the papers by Denys Parsons, illustrated by Ronald Searle, Macdonald & Co, London 1952
A “Billy Elliott on ice” story about following your heart no matter where it takes you. Illustrated by Pura Belpré Illustration Honor Award winner Sara Palacios.
Thornton Utz, cover illustration for the January 1941 issue of Child Life hockey Ice hockey in the yard painting by Genrikh Vereschchagin, USSR, 1980 Kiki Skates by Charlotte Steiner 1950 cover Kiki Skates by Charlotte Steiner 1950 endpapers Kiki Skates by Charlotte Steiner 1950 Kiki Skates by Charlotte Steiner 1950 Kiki Skates by Charlotte Steiner 1950 Lois Lenski THE LITTLE BOY WHO MADE ARABESQUES Made with stock photography and . Deep Dream Generator READ AT MY OTHER BLO G