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Taking A Rest Collection

"Finding Serenity in Stillness: A Journey through Art and Rest" In the realm of art, rest takes on various forms - from peaceful slumber to tranquil moments of respite

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Chef; Le Cuisinier, (oil on canvas)

Chef; Le Cuisinier, (oil on canvas)
653335 Chef; Le Cuisinier, (oil on canvas) by Lebasque, Henri (1865-1937); 64.7x54.5 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Chef; Le Cuisinier. Henri Lebasque (1865-1937). Oil on canvas

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Sketch for Lion and Lioness Resting, 1899 (oil on paper, laid down on panel)

Sketch for Lion and Lioness Resting, 1899 (oil on paper, laid down on panel)
1769808 Sketch for Lion and Lioness Resting, 1899 (oil on paper, laid down on panel) by Vastagh, Geza (1866-1919); 47x66.7 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Sketch for Lion and Lioness Resting)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: The Sleeping Hermaphrodite, copy after an original of the 2nd century BC

The Sleeping Hermaphrodite, copy after an original of the 2nd century BC, the mattress is an addition by Gian Lorenzo
PWI105675 The Sleeping Hermaphrodite, copy after an original of the 2nd century BC, the mattress is an addition by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) (marble) by Roman

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Rest during the flight into Egypt, known as the Zingarella, 1510-20 (oil on wood)

Rest during the flight into Egypt, known as the Zingarella, 1510-20 (oil on wood)
8620044 Rest during the flight into Egypt, known as the Zingarella, 1510-20 (oil on wood) by Dossi, Dosso (c.1479-1542); Galleria Nazionale (Complesso Monumentale della Pilotta), Parma

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: London soles at rest (colour litho)

London soles at rest (colour litho)
8635628 London soles at rest (colour litho) by Anderson, Martin "Cynicus" (1854-1932); Private Collection; (add.info.: London soles at rest)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Rest on the flight into Egypt, c.1575-80 (oil on canvas)

Rest on the flight into Egypt, c.1575-80 (oil on canvas)
8620061 Rest on the flight into Egypt, c.1575-80 (oil on canvas) by Trotti, Giovanni Battista (Il Malosso) (1555-1619); Galleria Nazionale (Complesso Monumentale della Pilotta), Parma

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Rest on the flight from Bethlehem, chromolithograph from a home bible, 1870

Rest on the flight from Bethlehem, chromolithograph from a home bible, 1870
UIG5413220 Rest on the flight from Bethlehem, chromolithograph from a home bible, 1870; UIG

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Foot travellers

Foot travellers
5616573 Foot travellers; (add.info.: Illustration depicting foot travelers resting on their journey. Dated 19th Century. 01/01/1840); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Indian Mother and Baby, (oil on canvas laid on masonite)

Indian Mother and Baby, (oil on canvas laid on masonite)
650693 Indian Mother and Baby, (oil on canvas laid on masonite) by Sharp, Joseph Henry (1859-1953); 61x51 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Indian Mother and Baby. Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Woman Sleeping in a Landscape with a Letter, c. 1800 (oil on canvas)

Woman Sleeping in a Landscape with a Letter, c. 1800 (oil on canvas)
XOS5883934 Woman Sleeping in a Landscape with a Letter, c. 1800 (oil on canvas) by Gaillot, Bernard (1780-1847); 36x44 cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Sleeping Peasants near Fields (Parable of the Weeds), 1650-53 (oil on canvas)

Sleeping Peasants near Fields (Parable of the Weeds), 1650-53 (oil on canvas)
XOS5879100 Sleeping Peasants near Fields (Parable of the Weeds), 1650-53 (oil on canvas) by Vlieger, Simon Jacobsz. (c.1600-53); 122x161.5 cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Rest on the Flight into Egypt, 1624 (oil on canvas)

Rest on the Flight into Egypt, 1624 (oil on canvas)
XOS5877571 Rest on the Flight into Egypt, 1624 (oil on canvas) by Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (1591-1666); 95.9x96.6 cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH, USA; (add.info.: Painting by Guercino)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Cliff House, and Seal Rocks, San Francisco; Rest on the Road, Wells Fargo Stage (b/w photo)

Cliff House, and Seal Rocks, San Francisco; Rest on the Road, Wells Fargo Stage (b/w photo)
8644671 Cliff House, and Seal Rocks, San Francisco; Rest on the Road, Wells Fargo Stage (b/w photo) by American Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Cliff House)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Votaries of the Weed No 29 (colour litho)

Votaries of the Weed No 29 (colour litho)
8660518 Votaries of the Weed No 29 (colour litho) by Clarke, Joseph Clayton (Kyd) (1856-1937); Private Collection; (add.info.: Votaries of the Weed, No 29)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: After dinner rest awhile (colour litho)

After dinner rest awhile (colour litho)
8647613 After dinner rest awhile (colour litho) by Robinson, Charles (1870-1937); Private Collection; (add.info.: After dinner rest awhile)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: New Zealand, 1890s: 'Rest' (b/w photo)

New Zealand, 1890s: "Rest" (b/w photo)
8662659 New Zealand, 1890s: "Rest" (b/w photo) by New Zealand Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: A child asleep (engraving)

A child asleep (engraving)
8636440 A child asleep (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: A child asleep. Illustration for Atalanta, Vol 1)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: English group posing

English group posing
3561817 English group posing by Unknown photographer, (19th century); (add.info.: China 1890-1900 Photographer: Unidentified Author); Alinari Archives, Florence

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Our Countryside, 1938: In the Cotswolds (b/w photo)

Our Countryside, 1938: In the Cotswolds (b/w photo)
8671510 Our Countryside, 1938: In the Cotswolds (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: In the Cotswolds)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Stokesay Castle, Shropshire (b/w photo)

Stokesay Castle, Shropshire (b/w photo)
8624898 Stokesay Castle, Shropshire (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Stokesay Castle, Shropshire)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Advertising card for Washburn, Crosby Co flour (chromolitho)

Advertising card for Washburn, Crosby Co flour (chromolitho)
8677718 Advertising card for Washburn, Crosby Co flour (chromolitho) by American School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Advertising card for Washburn, Crosby Co flour, Minneapolis)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Sunday, the day that is blest with heavenly peace and rest (chromolitho)

Sunday, the day that is blest with heavenly peace and rest (chromolitho)
8677372 Sunday, the day that is blest with heavenly peace and rest (chromolitho) by American School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sunday)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: The entrance gate to the Botanical Garden in Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil

The entrance gate to the Botanical Garden in Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil
3570568 The entrance gate to the Botanical Garden in Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil; (add.info.: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1870 ca. Photographer: Ferrez, Marc); Alinari Archives, Florence

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Shepherds in Briga Alta, Imperia, 1880 (print on double-weight paper)

Shepherds in Briga Alta, Imperia, 1880 (print on double-weight paper)
3570599 Shepherds in Briga Alta, Imperia, 1880 (print on double-weight paper); (add.info.: Briga Alta, Imperia 1880 ca. Photographer: Noack, Alfred); Alinari Archives, Florence

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Avenue of palm trees in the Botanical Garden in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil

Avenue of palm trees in the Botanical Garden in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil
3570566 Avenue of palm trees in the Botanical Garden in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil; (add.info.: Rio de Janeiro, Botanical Garden, Brazil 1870 ca. Photographer: Ferrez, Marc); Alinari Archives, Florence

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: A man asleep in a doorway of an alley, in Algiers, 1880 (print on double-weight paper)

A man asleep in a doorway of an alley, in Algiers, 1880 (print on double-weight paper)
3561549 A man asleep in a doorway of an alley, in Algiers, 1880 (print on double-weight paper); (add.info.: Algiers, Algeria 1880 - 1890 Photographer: Unidentified Author); Alinari Archives, Florence

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Crossing sweepers resting under an arch, 1850

Crossing sweepers resting under an arch, 1850
3478696 Crossing sweepers resting under an arch, 1850; (add.info.: Illustration depicting crossing sweepers resting under an arch. Dated 19th Century.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Aldershot After a Field Day, 1870 (engraving)

Aldershot After a Field Day, 1870 (engraving)
1575618 Aldershot After a Field Day, 1870 (engraving); (add.info.: Engraving depicts an officer resting after a field day in Aldershot. Dated 1870); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: A group of girls resting at the foot of a tree. Great Britain

A group of girls resting at the foot of a tree. Great Britain
3569114 A group of girls resting at the foot of a tree. Great Britain; (add.info.: Great Britain 1865 ca. Photographer: Gresley, M.;Prize); Alinari Archives, Florence

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Japan: portrait of two women resting in an interior. 1890 (Hand colored photograph)

Japan: portrait of two women resting in an interior. 1890 (Hand colored photograph)
FGL5463055 Japan: portrait of two women resting in an interior. 1890 (Hand colored photograph); (add.info.: Japan: portrait of two women resting in an interior. Hand colored photograph)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Initial letter T depicting a boy resting by a signpost, 1850

Initial letter T depicting a boy resting by a signpost, 1850
3331118 Initial letter T depicting a boy resting by a signpost, 1850; (add.info.: Initial letter T depicting a boy resting by a signpost, by George Heywood Sumner (1853-1940)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Trade card for Stower's Lime Juice Cordial (colour litho)

Trade card for Stower's Lime Juice Cordial (colour litho)
8677733 Trade card for Stower's Lime Juice Cordial (colour litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Sea Adventure: The last fight of the 'Revenge' (colour litho)

Sea Adventure: The last fight of the "Revenge" (colour litho)
8668733 Sea Adventure: The last fight of the "Revenge" (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Travels with a donkey in the Cevennes (litho)

Travels with a donkey in the Cevennes (litho)
8635922 Travels with a donkey in the Cevennes (litho) by Crane, Walter (1845-1915) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Travels with a donkey in the Cevennes, France)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: 'My dove hath found a rest' (engraving)

"My dove hath found a rest" (engraving)
8642823 "My dove hath found a rest" (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Driving (litho)

Driving (litho)
8647542 Driving (litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Driving. Illustration for The Motoring Encyclopedia (Amalgamated Press, c 1939).); © Look and Learn

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Kingston, Jamaica: Resting after a day's work in Banana Field (colour photo)

Kingston, Jamaica: Resting after a day's work in Banana Field (colour photo)
8644420 Kingston, Jamaica: Resting after a day's work in Banana Field (colour photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Couple asleep after preparing Christmas dinner (chromolitho)

Couple asleep after preparing Christmas dinner (chromolitho)
8677518 Couple asleep after preparing Christmas dinner (chromolitho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: A rest by the well (engraving)

A rest by the well (engraving)
8658524 A rest by the well (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: A rest by the well)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: The Siesta, c.1890-1920 (oil on board)

The Siesta, c.1890-1920 (oil on board)
XOS5871525 The Siesta, c.1890-1920 (oil on board) by Besnard, Paul Albert (1849-1934); 95.2x84.8 cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH, USA; (add.info.: painting by Albert Besnard)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Reclining on a futon. Two Japanese women recline on a traditional futon placed on the floor

Reclining on a futon. Two Japanese women recline on a traditional futon placed on the floor. Japan, circa 1910
UIG5418863 Reclining on a futon. Two Japanese women recline on a traditional futon placed on the floor. Japan, circa 1910. Japan, Eastern Asia, Asia

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Portrait of a Mexican child, 1905 (print on double-weight paper)

Portrait of a Mexican child, 1905 (print on double-weight paper)
3562951 Portrait of a Mexican child, 1905 (print on double-weight paper); (add.info.: Mexico 1905 ca. Photographer: Waite, Photo); Alinari Archives, Florence

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Japan: portrait of two women in an interior, 1890 (hand colored photograph)

Japan: portrait of two women in an interior, 1890 (hand colored photograph)
FGL5463069 Japan: portrait of two women in an interior, 1890 (hand colored photograph); (add.info.: Japan: portrait of two women in an interior. One of them is resting, watched over by her friend)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Rows of palms at the entrance to the Botanical Gardens in Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil

Rows of palms at the entrance to the Botanical Gardens in Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil
3570567 Rows of palms at the entrance to the Botanical Gardens in Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil, 1870 (print on double-weight paper); (add.info.: Rio de Janeiro, Botanical Garden, Brazil 1870 ca)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Women resting along a road going through the middle of a forest

Women resting along a road going through the middle of a forest
3569201 Women resting along a road going through the middle of a forest; (add.info.: Great Britain 1875 ca. Photographer: Gresley, M.); Alinari Archives, Florence

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: Whitby's lifebelt, 1850

Whitby's lifebelt, 1850
3330892 Whitby's lifebelt, 1850; (add.info.: Illustration depicting Whitby's lifebelt, fitted with a chain for resting their feet, a whistle for use in fog)

Background imageTaking A Rest Collection: The Garret and the Conservatory': Cleric with multiple livings cannot think why the poor were not

The Garret and the Conservatory': Cleric with multiple livings cannot think why the poor were not content to go
527913 The Garret and the Conservatory': Cleric with multiple livings cannot think why the poor were not content to go home after Sunday service and spend the rest of the day there



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"Finding Serenity in Stillness: A Journey through Art and Rest" In the realm of art, rest takes on various forms - from peaceful slumber to tranquil moments of respite. The Sleeping Hermaphrodite, a masterpiece dating back to the 2nd century BC, captures the essence of relaxation with its delicate marble form. Gian Lorenzo Bernini's addition of a mattress further enhances this sense of repose. Le Cuisinier, an oil painting depicting a chef at rest, showcases the exhaustion that comes after creating culinary wonders. Greek Cavalry Men Resting in Forest transports us to nature's embrace as soldiers find solace amidst towering trees in this 1858 oil-on-fabric artwork. Dancers on a Bench, rendered in pastel on paper around 1898, invites us into a world where dancers momentarily pause their graceful movements to catch their breath. Meanwhile, Study for The Vale of Rest presents watercolor and gouache on paper as an artist explores the concept of finding peace beyond life's struggles. His Only Friend portrays companionship even during sleep through an oil-on-canvas composition that tugs at our heartstrings. In contrast, Sleeping Christ carved from stone circa 1924 evokes religious contemplation and spiritual tranquility. Carew Castle offers respite within its ancient walls; captured in watercolor on paper around 1832 by an artist who sought refuge within its protective embrace. Naples immortalizes the city's beauty with pencil and watercolor on paper circa 1850-51 while Manchester from the Cliff depicts urban stillness through meticulous brushstrokes upon delicate paper. The Sleeping Shepherd etching from 1644 draws us into pastoral dreamscape where shepherds find solace under starlit skies. Finally, Rest on the Flight into Egypt: In Line etching created in 1645 tells a tale of Mary and Joseph seeking shelter during their journey - reminding us that even in the midst of chaos, moments of rest can be found.