The City Chanters by Samuel Okey after John Collet 1771

The City Chanters_Samuel Okey after John Collet(1725-1780)_1771Samuel Okey after John Collet (1725-1780) from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Very interesting outfit for the center woman…

Detail: boy, wig, tricorn hat, sailor, sea turtle, straw hat, girl, doll, prison, hand bills

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Snow Removal Cart by C. G. H. Geissler 1810

Snow Removal Cart_C G H Geissler_1810
Christian Gottfried Heinrich Geißler (1770–1844)

Detail: Horse, cart, snow, pitchfork, shovel, apron, workman, boots, coat, street cleaner

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Girl with a Tray by Philip Mercier 1750

Girl with a Tray_Philip Mercier(1689-1760)_1750Philip Mercier (1689-1760)

Is it a coffee pot?

Detail: Tray, flowered cup, coffee pot, ladies gown, cloth cap, serving girl

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The Judgment of Paris by Henry William Bunbury 1771

Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection_The Judgement of Paris_Henry William Bunbury(1750-1811)_1771Henry William Bunbury (1750-1811)  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Detail: house, goat, basket, hat, dog, peacock, owl, canteen, shepherds crook, lady , gown , fan, bottle, grenadier’s cap, pipe, regimental coat.

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School for Girls by Philip Mercier

School for Girls_Philip Mercier (circa 1689-1760)Philip Mercier (circa 1689-1760)

Detail: school, school master, neck cloth, book, ink, inkwell, quill, students, floral hat, gown, hair, chair, table

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Christine Wilhelmine Auguste Geissler by C.G.H. Gissler 1800

Christine Wilhelmine Auguste Geissler_CGH Gissler_1800Christian Gottfried Heinrich Geißler (1770-1884)

Detail: garden, plants, flower pot, empire dress, gown, ladies shoes, necklace, fishue, lace, formal gardens

 

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A Weaver’s Workshop by Cornelis Gerritsz Decker

A Weaver's Workshop_Cornelis Gerritsz Decker(1615-1678)_Cornelis Gerritsz Decker (1615-1678)

Detail: broom, pump, bucket, carrots, cabinet, birdcage, bench, spinning wheel, bowl, loom, weaver, yarn swift, brush, window, candle box

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St. Petersport by Hermanus Petrus Schouten 1796

St. Petersport_Hermanus Petrus Schouten(1747-1822)_1796Hermanus Petrus Schouten (1747-1822)

Detail: city street, street sellers, peddlers, wheel barrow, bucket, basket, baker, vegetables, workmen, shop, sailor, fishermen

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The Peddler by Louis Joseph Watteau 1779

The Peddler_Louis Joseph Watteau(1731-1789)_1779Louis Joseph Watteau (1731-1789)

Detail: farm house, laundry, well, well bucket, farmer, farm wife, peddler, walking stick, stockings, mirror tricorn hat, jug, washtub, plate

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A Writer Trimming his Pen by Jan Ekels(II) 1784

A Writer Trimming his Pen_Jan Ekels(II)(1759-1793)_1784Jan Ekels(II) (1759-1793)

What is on the wall beside the mirror?

Detail: writer, pen, ink stand, ink well, chair, table, mirror, coat, stockings, mules, shoes, breeches, ruffled shirt, hair tie, game board

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