Monthly Archives: April 2012
Still life with Ebony Chest – Pereda 1652
Antonio de Pereda 1611 – 1678 Would you like a snack? Detail: chest, keys, cups, tumbler, porridge pot, mulling stick, plate, biscuit, band box, cheese, bowl, flask.
The Fat Kitchen – Steen 1668
Jan Steen 1626 – 1679 Detail: hearth, fireplace, dripping pan, gridiron, meat, cooking pot, cleaver, salamander, key, lantern, plates, stool, spoon, pitcher, child, dog.
The Gossips – Scott before 1772
Samuel Scott 1702-1772 from Yale Center for British Art Detail: basket, hats, shoes, short cape, elbows, apron, fichu.
An Encampment in St. James Park – Sandby 1780
Paul Sandby, 1731-1809 from Yale Center for British Art Are you getting ready for events this summer? Detail: encampment, soldier, horse, officer, tent, marquee tent, children, dog, camp furniture, brazier, tea kettle, sentry, dragoon, chair, table, bed, drawers, candle stick, rug, tent ropes.
Still Life – Hoogstraten 1666
Samuel van Hoogstraten 1627 – 1678 The realism of this type of painting is just stunning. Boy that marbled notebook looks familiar. Detail: marbled paper, scissors, chain, cameo, comb, paper, quill, pen knife, marbled notebook, book, folding knife, medal, letter, sealing wax, spectacles, leather thong.
London Cries, A Man Swaggering – Sandby
Paul Sandby, 1731-1809, from Yale Center for British Art It looks like another one of those guys wearing his socks over the breeches. Detail: shoes, socks, breeches, coat, waistcoat, sword, stick, hair, tricorn
The Encampment on Blackheath MDCCLXXX – Sandby 1783
Paul Sandby 1731 – 1809 Day 5 of wheelbarrow week and this one is a Duesy. Click on the picture and get the close-up, I promise you will find something interesting. Detail: wheelbarrow, children, doll, dog, wagon, horse, soldier, mill, burrow, basket, fire, cook-pot, cooking, tent, vendor, drum, waggoner, cards, duck, camp follower, military camp … Continue reading
Market Scene – Aertsen 1550
Pieter Aertsen 1508 – 1575 Day 4 of wheelbarrow week. This picture is just fabulous. Detail: wheelbarrow, market, cart, horse, basket, food, pots, chair, produce, vendors, tent, well, chicken, barrel Bonus wheelbarrow engraving from Diderot’s L’Encyclopedie
The Interior of The Nieuwe Kerk – van Vliet 1665
Hendrick van Vliet 1611-1675 Day 3 of Wheelbarrow Week. Detail: church, tile floor, grave, cloth cap, pick, shovel, short jacket, dog, wheelbarrow, rope Another bonus wheelbarrow from Diderot’s L’Encyclopedie
Market Scene with a Quack – Victors 1650
Jan Victors 1620 – 1676 Day 2 of Wheelbarrow Week. Detail: wheelbarrow, quack, chair, medicine, unbrella, child, table, chair, barrel, apples Another bonus wheelbarrow from Diderot’s L’Encyclopedie