An Old- Woman by a Fireplace by Jacob Vrel ~1660

Mid 17th century Painting of a Lady by a fireplaceJacob Vrel

Detail: foot warmer, chair, brass kettle, fireplace, curfew, meat fork, skimmer, tiles, sconce, porringer, delft plates, candles sticks, wall panelling, mantle, mantle curtain

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Selfportrait with Family by Hendrik Spilman ~1760

Selfportrait with Family_Hendrik Spilman_~1760Hendrik Spilman (1736-1784)

Detail:  girl’s clothing, doll, cat, book, Ladies’ floppy black hat, cravat, wig

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London Cries – A Muffin Man by Paul Sandby ~1759

London Cries - A Muffin Man_Paul Sandby(1730-1809)_~1759Paul Sandby (1730-1809)  from the Yale Center for British Art

He looks pretty grumpy to me – I don’t think I would by any muffins from this guy.

Details: Shoes, buckles, stockings, breeches, coat, tricorn, food, basket, muffin, fence, house, window, tea party, street vendor

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A Gardener by Balthasar Denner 1735

A Gardener by Balthasar Denner(1685-1749) in 1735Balthasar Denner (1685-1749)

I could not find a larger color version of this image but I like it so much I will use it anyway.

Detail: Shoes, small shoe buckles, socks, socks over breeches, watering can, breeches, garden rake, waistcoat, shirt, suspenders, hatless

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Fishmongers by Jean Baptiste Charpentier

siftingthepast-from Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes_Pescadores_Jean Baptiste Charpentier(1728-1806)_Jean Baptiste Charpentier (1728-1806) from Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires

Detail: fish, lobsters, dog, market, wooden tubs, basket, children, children’s clothing,  women’s clothing

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Portrait of Abraham Beurer by Johan Christoph Dehne about 1740

Portrait of Abraham Beurer_Johan Christoph Dehne_~1740Johan Christoph Dehne ( 1713 – 1741 )

I picked this picture out especially for the shirt collar detail.

Detail:  Man’s coat, decorative buttons, band collar shirt, cloth hat, mustache

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Interior with Sleeping Man and Woman Darning Socks by Wybrand Hendriks after 1800

Interior with sleeping man and woman darning socks by Wybrand Hendriks(1744-1831) after 1800Wybrand Hendriks (1744-1831) from the Rijksmuseum Twenthe

Detail: workman, pipe, apron, waistcoat, men’s coat, table, chair window, curtain, picture frame, straw hat, ribbon, cloth cap, sock, lace pillow, scissors, thread

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Kitchen Interior with Woman and Boy attributed to Peter Snyers

Kitchen Interior with Woman and Boy_Att-Peter_Snyers(1681-1752)Peter Snyers (1681-1752)

Detail: kitchen, cook, maid, food, carrot, mules, brass kettle, small cooking pot, washtub, bare foot, stool, cutting board, knife, broom, wall niche , glass bottle, stays, birdcage, towel, window, boy

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The Medway at Rochester by Francis Wheatley 1776

The Medway at Rochester_Francis Wheatley(1747-1801)_1776Francis Wheatley (1747-1801)

Detail: shore, river, fishing boat, oars, rope, furled sail, fisherman, basket, bridge, farmhouse, castle, laundry on line, trousers, sailors jacket, cloth cap, polonaise, apron, fence

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The Tradeswoman by Peter Snijers

The Tradeswoman_Peter Snijers(1681-1752)_Peter Snijers (1681-1752)

Detail: boy, Monmouth cap,  ram, rope, wood tub, flower pot, tulips, fish, fruit, apples, basket, work clothing, apron, cloth cap,  market, channel, house

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