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Resting Collection

"Finding Serenity in Rest: A Collection of Peaceful Moments" The red squirrel finds solace in its cozy nest box, curled up with a partner

Background imageResting Collection: Village green cricket, Tilford, Surrey, England, UK

Village green cricket, Tilford, Surrey, England, UK

Background imageResting Collection: Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), two curled up asleep in drey inside nest box

Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), two curled up asleep in drey inside nest box. Nest of lichen and Pine needles. Highlands, Scotland, UK. Medium repro only

Background imageResting Collection: Suffolk Punch heavy horse in field resting head anothers back, UK, September

Suffolk Punch heavy horse in field resting head anothers back, UK, September

Background imageResting Collection: Doubtful Sound

Doubtful Sound, Fiordland National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Southland, South Island, New Zealand, Pacific

Background imageResting 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 imageResting Collection: Blue British Shorthair cat lying on his back

Blue British Shorthair cat lying on his back

Background imageResting Collection: Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus) buck and doe bedded

Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus) buck and doe bedded

Background imageResting Collection: African Lioness - close up of female

African Lioness - close up of female (Panthera leo)

Background imageResting Collection: Dawn Beach, St. Martin (St. Maarten), Netherlands Antilles, West Indies

Dawn Beach, St. Martin (St. Maarten), Netherlands Antilles, West Indies, Caribbean, Central America

Background imageResting Collection: Blue British Shorthair cat

Blue British Shorthair cat

Background imageResting Collection: Sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) resting, Pico, Azores, Portugal, June 2009

Sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) resting, Pico, Azores, Portugal, June 2009 WWE OUTDOOR EXHIBITION. NOT AVAILABLE FOR GREETING CARDS OR CALENDARS. WWE BOOK

Background imageResting Collection: Young woman sleeping in bed (B&W)

Young woman sleeping in bed (B&W)

Background imageResting Collection: Ocelot (Felis pardalis) endangered species, captive animal

Ocelot (Felis pardalis) endangered species, captive animal

Background imageResting Collection: Tricolour Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy, lying with chin on floor

Tricolour Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy, lying with chin on floor

Background imageResting Collection: Royal Engineers - British Army Regiment on manoeuvres

Royal Engineers - British Army Regiment on manoeuvres - stopping for a rest during a route march Date: 1905

Background imageResting Collection: Sherlock Holmes theatre poster

Sherlock Holmes theatre poster
Theatre poster advertising a four-part drama of Sherlock Holmes, playing at the Grand Theatre in Halifax, the show travelling from the Lyceum Theatre in London

Background imageResting Collection: Clearwater Beach, Florida, United States of America (U

Clearwater Beach, Florida, United States of America (U.S.A.), North America

Background imageResting Collection: St Bartholomews Hospital courtyard, London

St Bartholomews Hospital courtyard, London, with patients resting in the open air. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageResting Collection: Leopard (Panthera pardus) black panther melanistic phase, adult, resting on log, captive

Leopard (Panthera pardus) black panther melanistic phase, adult, resting on log, captive

Background imageResting Collection: Railway Sleeper - Melton Mowbray Station

Railway Sleeper - Melton Mowbray Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing Hunstman taking a nap with his foxhound at Melton Mowbray Station! Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageResting Collection: Advert for Burberry winter sports wear 1926

Advert for Burberry winter sports wear 1926
A group of skiers take a rest. Date: 1926

Background imageResting Collection: Highland cow lying on Heather, Curbar Edge, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire

Highland cow lying on Heather, Curbar Edge, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire. August

Background imageResting Collection: Reading Aloud, 1884, (1936). Creator: Albert Joseph Moore

Reading Aloud, 1884, (1936). Creator: Albert Joseph Moore
Reading Aloud, 1884, (1936). Women in classical dress recline while reading a book. Victorian oil on canvas by Albert Joseph Moore (1841-1893). Held at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Background imageResting Collection: Wild Jaguar (Panthera onca), Endangered, Cuiaba River, Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil

Wild Jaguar (Panthera onca), Endangered, Cuiaba River, Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil

Background imageResting Collection: Ural Owl (Stix uralensis) resting in snowy tree, Kuusamo Finland February

Ural Owl (Stix uralensis) resting in snowy tree, Kuusamo Finland February

Background imageResting Collection: Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) adult male at rest, Dorset, UK, November

Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) adult male at rest, Dorset, UK, November

Background imageResting Collection: Winter Landscape, 1835-1838, by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (18

Winter Landscape, 1835-1838, by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (18
Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (1803-1862). Dutch painter. Winter Landscape, 1835-1838. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background imageResting Collection: Rest (oil on canvas)

Rest (oil on canvas)
XIR154128 Rest (oil on canvas) by Hammershoi, Vilhelm (1864-1916); 49.5x46.5 cm; Musee d Orsay, Paris, France; (add.info.: Hvile; Repos; ); Danish, out of copyright

Background imageResting Collection: Any Girl, Any Station, Anywhere by S. Van Abbe

Any Girl, Any Station, Anywhere by S. Van Abbe
A fashionable young woman from the 1920s wearing a fur trimmed coat and a green cloche hat, rest her sore feet while sitting on a very large trunk at a railway station. Date: 1927

Background imageResting Collection: Coal miners

Coal miners relaxing after a shift. This is a coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine. Photographed in May 1987 when Ukraine was still part of the USSR

Background imageResting Collection: Africa, Kenya

Africa, Kenya
Cheetah, Acinonyx jubatus, with cub in the Masai Mara GR, Kenya

Background imageResting Collection: The Last Resting Place of Captain Scott

The Last Resting Place of Captain Scott
The inner tent in which Captain Scott and his two companions were discovered taken by a member of the relief party which found the tent on November 12th 1912

Background imageResting Collection: Heavy shire horse pulls an old hay rake

Heavy shire horse pulls an old hay rake
A farmer and his heavy horse take a break from working to gather hay on a field. They stop to talk to another farmer and a young lady in white dress

Background imageResting Collection: Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis
The Cobb and beach at Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageResting Collection: English Bulldog, on a down and stay command, hopeful for a treat

English Bulldog, on a down and stay command, hopeful for a treat. (PR)

Background imageResting Collection: Mickie, the Irish Wolfhound, in a chair

Mickie, the Irish Wolfhound, in a chair
Study of Mickie, Cecil Aldins Irish Wolfhound, with his head resting on the arm of a chair. Date: 1932

Background imageResting Collection: A shepherd resting

A shepherd resting
An elderly shepherd rests on a small hillock with his collie dog as his sheep graze contentedly. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageResting Collection: Railway Sleeper - Euston Station

Railway Sleeper - Euston Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing Scottish football fan at Euston Station awaiting his return train back north of the border. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageResting Collection: Two deck chairs on tropical beach facing sea, Maldives, Indian Ocean, Asia

Two deck chairs on tropical beach facing sea, Maldives, Indian Ocean, Asia

Background imageResting Collection: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, West Indies, Caribbean, Central America

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, West Indies, Caribbean, Central America

Background imageResting Collection: Elderly man playing a sitar by the Ganges (Ganga) River

Elderly man playing a sitar by the Ganges (Ganga) River, Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh State, India

Background imageResting Collection: Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda

Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda

Background imageResting Collection: Adult male lion (Panthera leo) greeting his son, Serengeti National Park

Adult male lion (Panthera leo) greeting his son, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, East Africa, Africa

Background imageResting Collection: Eve Before The Fall. By A. E. Bestall

Eve Before The Fall. By A. E. Bestall
A scene beside a waterfall of four girls in their bathing costumes. The girls are watching the waterfall, prehaps resting after swimming

Background imageResting Collection: Two biplanes with resting crew, Iraq

Two biplanes with resting crew, Iraq
Two biplanes in the desert with their crew resting and drinking, somewhere in Iraq

Background imageResting Collection: Clan Fraser

Clan Fraser
Clan FRASER resting his hand on his drawn sabre

Background imageResting Collection: View of Florence from Boboli Gardens, Florence, Tuscany, Italy, Europe

View of Florence from Boboli Gardens, Florence, Tuscany, Italy, Europe

Background imageResting Collection: The beach at Ocean Beach

The beach at Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, United States of America (U.S.A.), North America




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"Finding Serenity in Rest: A Collection of Peaceful Moments" The red squirrel finds solace in its cozy nest box, curled up with a partner, surrounded by a soft bed of lichen. With complete trust and vulnerability, the blue British Shorthair cat lies on its back, embracing the tranquility that comes with rest. On the village green cricket field in Tilford, Surrey, England, the players take a break from their game to bask in the soothing stillness of nature. In a hidden spot amidst nature's embrace, a mule deer buck and doe find respite as they peacefully bed down together. The African lioness reveals her softer side as she closes her eyes and indulges in moments of pure relaxation. Another glimpse into feline bliss captures the blue British Shorthair cat reveling in uninterrupted repose. Sperm whales gracefully float near Pico Island shores in Portugal's Azores archipelago—resting giants of the deep sea taking time for rejuvenation. As dawn breaks over Dawn Beach in St Martin (St Maarten), Netherlands Antilles, West Indies—a serene moment unfolds where land meets sea—an invitation to pause and recharge. An iconic advert from 1926 showcases Burberry winter sports wear—a reminder that even during active pursuits we must prioritize resting our bodies and minds to fully enjoy life's adventures. "Rest, " an exquisite oil painting on canvas captures an artist's interpretation of tranquility—inviting viewers to immerse themselves within its calming strokes. The courtyard at St Bartholomew's Hospital stands as an oasis amidst London's bustling streets—a place where doctors and patients alike can find solace through moments of quiet reflection. In these diverse scenes captured across different landscapes and species, one common thread emerges—the importance of rest for all living beings seeking inner peace and rejuvenation.