Monthly Archives: May 2012
George Smith, 1714-1776 from Yale Center for British Art Day 3 of bread week, there is a tall loaf of white bread for you. Detail: decanter, bread, cheese, butter, plate, glass, wine, knife, table cloth
Day 2 of Bread Week on Siftingthepast. The rich man has bread in abundance and variety and the poor man none. Detail: food, bread, manchet bread
Giacomo Ceruti 1698 – 1767 It’s bread week on Siftingthepast in honor of the new bread series we are doing on Youtube – part one is on Ship’s Bisket. Detail: pewter plate, bread, nuts, knife, glass tumber, redware pitcher, sausage
Floris Gerritsz. van Schooten 1590 – 1655? Detail: food, produce, cabbage, artichoke, ham, brass kettle, copper pan, pottery cooking pot, jar, table, bench, basket, bowl, apples, fish, knife, kitchen.
Balthazar Nebot, active 1730-1762 from the Yale Center for British Art Detail: fish, basket, cat, jug, stall, hat, apron, men’s clothing, ladies’ clothing, lantern, barrels, hat, ship.
John Raphael Smith, 1752-1812 from the Yale Center for British Art Detail: girl, street seller, pinned bodice, cape, basket, food, hat, fichu, elbow, pins, printed neck handkerchief, apron
Samuel Scott, ca. 1702-1772 from the Yale Center for British Art Detail: boat, mast, sailors, barrels, boxes, sailor clothing, boy
John Laguerre, 1688-1746 from the Yale Center for British Art This painting depicts a scene from the opera Flora. Detail: gentleman, waiter, table, bench, apron, bottle, glass, clown, tent, game, child, basket, tricorn.
James Gillray 1756 – 1815 It’s a left over from wheelbarrow week. It is caricature, so you have to take that into consideration but still very interesting. Special note – watch for that sailor hat again. it is probably a worn out tricorn hat with the brim cut off almost entirely, it shows up frequently … Continue reading
Marcellus Laroon the Younger, 1679-1772 from the Yale Center for British Art Detail: barber, shoes, table, chair, hat, breeches, coat, belt, wigs, bottles, pitcher, wig stand, comb. facial hair, barber’s bowl.