Summer, Ice Cream and Painting

This time of year ice cream is definitely on my mind. I was trying to recall paintings of ice cream and came up with Wayne Thiebaud, Janet Fish and Will Cotton. What paintings do you think of?

Wayne Thiebaud, Four Ice Cream Cones, 1964
Oil on canvas, 14 x 16 inches (35.6 x 40.6 cm)
Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Museum purchase—COMPAS funds
Photo: Ken Howie.

Will Cotton, Ice Cream Venus, 2010, oil on linen, 84 x 72 inches
Janet Fish, “Ice Cream Sundae” (2004), oil on canvas, 50 x 60 inches
(All images Courtesy of the artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York).

Wayne Thiebaud, Ice Cream Cone, 1966
Painted cigar box, oil on wood, 5 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/2 inches (13.7 x 6.7 x 6.4 cm)
Collection of Betty Jean Thiebaud.


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