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Monthly Archives: October 2012

“View of the Peter Stone named Grom, its out of the earth, for the monument to Peter the First.” – Jacob van der Schley

Jacob van der Schley  (1730-1801) Detail: workmen, worksite, scaffold, wheel barrow, ladder, houses, Russia, stonework

Categories: 18th Century, Engraving, German | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Landscape with Figures by Johan Philip Korn

Johan Philip Korn  (1728-1796) Detail: men, women, boat, laundry, kettle, fire, washing, river, pulley

Categories: 18th Century, Painting, swedish | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Young Girl Holding a Partridge – Melchior Brassauw

Melchior Brassauw( 1709 – 1757 ) Detail: bird, straw hat, feather, women’s clothing, lacing

Categories: 18th Century, Dutch, Painting | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

The Itinerant Pedlar – Paul Sandby

Paul Sandby  ( 1731 – 1809 )  from the Yale Center for British Art Detail:  peddler, walking stick, poor man’s clothing, trinkets, rings, hearts, basket, street seller, tin box

Categories: 18th Century, British, Drawing | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A still life with French Faience Dishes, Cruets, Vegetables, and a Tart by Claude Joseph Fraichot

Claude Joseph Fraichot ( 1732 – 1803 ) Ok, the title calls the food in the dish a tart, but we are not so sure,  what do you think the best name is? Detail:  wine, wine cooler, cruets, galleyware, majolica, faience dishes, endive, green onion, pitcher, basket, table

Categories: 18th Century, French, Painting | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Third Duke of Richmond out Shooting with his Servant by unknown 1765

Unknown Artist from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail: dog, gun, servant, game bird, hare, game bag, hunting clothes, livery clothing

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

A humbly dressed woman warming her hands over a brazier – Maestro della Tela Jeans

Maestro della Tela Jeans  –  Late 17th century Detail: brazier, bread, poor women’s clothing

Categories: 17th Century, Italian, Painting | Tags: , , | 1 Comment

Portrait of a father with his daughter by Sigmund Barth 1765

Sigmund Barth ( 1723–1772 ) How many people today would ask their young daughter to fetch them a red hot coal so they can light a pipe? Detail:  coat, buckle breeches, waistcoat, shirt, pipe, coal, tongs, girl, girls clothing, chair, fireplace

Categories: 18th Century, Painting, Swiss | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments