Sharing a Meal
– Henry’s talent for painting children made him much sought after by wealthy families to paint portraits of their children. He was eventually hired as a book illustrator for children by the author Pierre-Jules Hetzel.
– Many of us probably remember doing something like this as a child. Some of us may even recall being more generous to the pet when we do not like our food.
Visiting Day at the Hospital
– Portrays the vulnerability, charm and innocence of children.
– This painting was at the Louvre before it was transferred to the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.