Picking Mulberries by Thomas Rowlandson

Picking Mulberries_Thomas Rowlandson(1756-1827)_undatedThomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Detail: fruit, food, pottle basket, basket, cold frame, house, ladder, workman, hawkers, straw hat, farm, street vendor

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The Sporting Undergraduate by Henry William Bunbury 1772

The Sporting Undergraduate_Henry William Bunbury(1750-1811)_1772Henry William Bunbury (1750-1811) from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Detail: horse, sign post, walking stick, saddle, riding boots, hat

Categories: 18th Century, British, Watercolor | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Fishermen by William Pyne 1804

Fishermen by William Pyne(1769-1843)_1804William Pyne (1769-1843)

Detail: fisherman, net, barrel, boat, anchor, oar, boat hook, fishing boat, sailboat, lee board, striped shirt, short jacket, knit cap, slops, workmen

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Hornworking by Jacques-Raymond Lucotte 1771

Hornworking by Jacques-Raymond Lucotte 1771From Diderot’s Encyclopedia by Jacques-Raymond Lucotte

Detail: workshop, workmen, horn, hearth, iron pot, basket, chair, table, vice, cleaver, window, door, stump, clamp

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The Frigate Surprise at Anchor off Great Yarmouth Norfolk by Francis Holman 1775

The Frigate Surprise at Anchor off Great Yarmouth Norfolk_Francis Holman(1760-1790)_1775Artist: Francis Holman(1760-1790) from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Detail: sailor, boat, ship, frigate, navy, ensign, oar, windmill, sailboat, pier, pilot boat, officer

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A View Near New Cross Deptford in Kent 1770

A View Near New Cross Deptford in Kent 1770 Artist Unknown – From the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Detail: workmen, digging, shovel, farm, house, barn, cart, horse, dog, child, fence, gate, pitcher, women’s clothing

Categories: 18th Century, British, Mezzotint | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Madge and Bauldy by David Allen

Madge and Bauldy_David Allen(1755-1796)_David Allen (1755-1796)  from the Yale Center for British Art, Gift of James and Janet Sale, B.A. 1960

Detail: dog, hat, short jacket, pocket, haystack, distaff, house, workers

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The Pantheon after Edward Edwards 1772

The Pantheon_after Edward Edwards(1738-1806)_1772Edward Edwards (1738-1806)  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Detail: child, walking stick, food, tea, table knife, spoon, tray, tea cup, tea pot, table, fan, social event

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A Lesson Westward by Robert Dighton 1782

A Lesson Westward_Robert Dighton(1752-1814)_1782Robert Dighton (1752-1814)  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Detail:  pig, road, wagon, horse, wheat, waggoner, striped jacket, house, tophat

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The Baker and His Wife by Jan Steen 1658

The Baker and His Wife_Jan Steen_1658Jan Steen (1626 – 1679)

Detail: food, baker, bread, buns, manchet, pretzel, pretzel hanger, workman, work cap, boy, horn, bread rack, store front,  peel

Categories: 17th Century, Dutch, Painting | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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