Paintings of Weddings Long Ago

Continuing on the theme of 'Weddings from the Past', I've collected a gallery of paintings based on weddings from years gone by. I've posted some of my favourite ones here but you can view all of them (100+ paintings) on photobucket (including 13 paintings titled The Proposal!).

The Seamstress - Charles-Louis Baugniet

Before the Wedding - Firs Sergeevich Zhuravlev 1874

The wedding of Mathurin Moreau in the city hall of Paris - Henri Gervex

The Wedding Reception - Jean Beraud

The Wedding Morning - John Bacon

Wedding Party at the Photographer's Studio - Pascal Adolphe Dagnan-Bouveret

Call to Arms - Edmund Blair Leighton

Before The Wedding - Illarion Prianishnikov

The Proposal - William Powel Frith 1853

The Proposal - Alfred Elmore

The Proposal - Knut Ekwall c.1880

Some Good Advice - Hendrik Jacobus Scholten

Before the Marriage - Sergei Gribkov

Signing the Register - Edmund Blair Leighton

Queen Victoria in her wedding dress - Franz Winterhalter 1847

Queen Victoria signing the Register copy

Pamela is Married - Joseph Highmore

None but the Brave Deserve the Fair - James Crompton

The Toast to the Bride - Benjamin Vautier 1870

The Marriage - Jules Adolphe Goupil

The Bridal Eve - E.T. Parris 1844

The Betrothal - Jacobus Buys (1774)

The Arranged Marriage - Wassili Wladimirowitsch Pukirew (1862)

The Wedding of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodrovna, 1895

The Village Wedding by Sir Samuel Luke Fildes

Wedding Bells - James Hayllar

Wedding of Stephen Beckingham - William Hogarth

Wedding Day - Michael Durst 1915

Wedding of Ludwig IV of Hesse - Thomas


View entire gallery on Photobucket


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2 comments:

  1. What a beautiful and extensive collection. We had a print of "Signing The Register" in our Soho store for years, when finally a bride just have to have it and bought it right off the wall along with her shoes.

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  2. Ahh, "Signing the Register" is one of my favourites! I don't blame her for wanting it and gracious of you to sell it to her!

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