Home Alphabet Artistic Vigée Le Brun Printing the patterns Sister site
download free cross stitch patterns

The Times of the Day: Brightness of Day Detail, 1899 by Mucha Alphonse

Alphonse Mucha was a Czech artist who gained worldwide recognition for his unique style and distinct artistic talent. He was known for his vividly colorful paintings and his ability to portray women in a new light, focusing on their beauty, innocence, and grace. One of his most famous works is the Brightness of Day, which has been turned into a free cross stitch pattern for enthusiasts of the craft. The painting, which was created in 1899, depicts a young woman dressed in a flowing gown, standing in a field surrounded by wildflowers. The woman holds a bouquet of flowers in her hand and appears to be gazing off into the distance. The painting's title, "Brightness of Day," suggests a sense of happiness and contentment, which is reflected in the woman's expression and the bright colors used throughout the painting.

Mucha was known for his use of bold lines and vivid colors, which are on full display in this piece. The woman's dress, which is a vibrant shade of yellow, stands out against the green of the grass and the blue of the sky. The flowers in her bouquet are also bright and colorful, with shades of pink, orange, and blue. The painting exudes a sense of joy and optimism, making it a popular choice for cross stitch enthusiasts who appreciate the positive energy it conveys. One of the reasons why Mucha's paintings are so popular with cross stitch enthusiasts is their suitability for the craft. The bold lines and vivid colors used in his paintings make them ideal for converting into cross stitch patterns, allowing enthusiasts to recreate his artwork in a unique and challenging way. Additionally, the themes explored in his paintings, such as the innocence and beauty of women, are often reflected in the designs of cross stitch patterns, making them a popular choice among those who enjoy the craft.

Mucha's artwork was groundbreaking in its time, as it challenged traditional notions of beauty and the role of women in art. He often depicted women as graceful and elegant, rather than just objects of desire, which was a departure from the more objectifying depictions of women in art during the late 19th century. His work was also heavily influenced by the Art Nouveau movement, which was characterized by its focus on intricate, organic forms and motifs inspired by nature. The Brightness of Day is a prime example of Mucha's Art Nouveau style, with its flowing lines and intricate details. The woman's dress is adorned with ornate patterns, while the flowers in her bouquet are depicted with a high level of detail, showcasing Mucha's skill as an artist. The painting's focus on nature and its beauty, as well as the innocence of the woman depicted, make it a powerful and evocative piece of artwork.

Mucha's Brightness of Day is a beautiful and captivating painting that continues to inspire and delight people around the world. Its vivid colors and intricate details make it a popular choice for cross stitch enthusiasts, who appreciate the challenge of recreating the painting in their own unique way. The painting's themes of beauty, innocence, and the power of nature continue to resonate with people today, making it a timeless work of art that will continue to be celebrated for generations to come.

Stitching pattern Mucha Alphonse

cross stitch for free

famous painting Stitch pattern

Stitch pattern brightness of the day

Stitch pattern Alphonse

xstich pattern Mucha Alphonse

xstich patterns

xstich patterns Mucha Alphonse

xstich download pattern Mucha Alphonse

xstich free pattern downloads Mucha

xstich online

download xstich designs

cross stich patterns for free

This pattern was designed using the following materials:

N Symbol Number Name Stitches 1 DMC 06 Driftwood - Medium Light 2812 2 DMC 09 Cocoa - Very Dark 612 3 DMC 160 Gray Blue - Medium 161 4 DMC 169 Pewter - Light 592 5 DMC 310 Black 652 6 DMC 372 Mustard - Light 716 7 DMC 402 Mahogany - Very Light 140 8 DMC 413 Pewter Gray - Dark 209 9 DMC 453 Shell Gray - Light 921 10 DMC 535 Ash Gray - Very Light 437 11 DMC 612 Drab Brown - Light 1992 12 DMC 632 Desert Sand - Ultra Very Dark 348 13 DMC 640 Beige Gray - Very Dark 656 14 DMC 642 Beige Gray - Dark 1111 15 DMC 647 Beaver Gray - Medium 2102 16 DMC 738 Tan - Very Light 4394 17 DMC 739 Tan - Ultra Very Light 6118 18 DMC 754 Peach - Light 853 19 DMC 758 Terra Cotta - Very Light 365 20 DMC 762 Pearl Gray - Very Light 1175 21 DMC 779 Cocoa - Dark 562 22 DMC 801 Coffee Brown - Dark 611 23 DMC 839 Beige Brown - Dark 817 24 DMC 898 Coffee Brown - Very Dark 576 25 DMC 932 Antique Blue - Light 795 26 DMC 938 Coffee Brown - Ultra Dark 726 27 DMC 939 Navy Blue - Very Dark 111 28 DMC 945 Tawny 5178 29 DMC 951 Tawny - Light 679 30 DMC 3011 Khaki Green - Dark 347 31 DMC 3021 Brown Gray - Very Dark 327 32 DMC 3024 Brown Gray - Very Light 730 33 DMC 3032 Mocha Brown - Medium 2088 34 DMC 3042 Antique Violet - Light 692 35 DMC 3045 Yellow Beige - Dark 974 36 DMC 3046 Yellow Beige - Medium 256 37 DMC 3047 Yellow Beige - Light 2122 38 DMC 3053 Green Gray 80 39 DMC 3064 Desert Sand 1342 40 DMC 3790 Beige Gray - Ultra Dark 922 41 DMC 3859 Rosewood - Light 699 42 DMC 3860 Cocoa 856 43 DMC 3863 Mocha Beige - Medium 1517 44 DMC 3864 Mocha Beige - Light 4226 45 DMC BLANK White 422 46 DMC B5200 Snow White 366 47 DMC 02 Tin 1657 48 DMC 3371 Black Brown 584