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Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Confectioner plate I – Diderot’s Encyclopedia 1763

Diderot and D’Alembert Detail: kitchen, table, barrel, shelf, funnel, bowl, canister, strainer, metal cook pan, raised hearth, spigot, smoke hood, workmen, fire grate, spatula, food

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The Lady of Charity by Jean-Baptiste Greuze 1775

Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French 1725-1805) Detail: child, pipkin, medicine, medicine bottle, bowl, plate, chair, bed, broom, money bag, neck cloth, invalid, nun, brazier, cloak, stockings over breeches, porringer, pitcher

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Kitchen Interior attributed to Marten van Cleve ~1565

attributed to Marten van Cleve (1520 –1570) Detail: kitchen, food, basket, meat, pig, lamb, dog, child, ceramic skillet, broom, dishes, dish washer, tub, dish towel, rabbit, butcher, fowl, spit turner, butcher block, butcher knife, trammel hook, fireplace, bellows, hearth, cabinet, pitcher, porringer, colander, bottle, platter, strainer, meat fork, grill, gridiron, spit, griddle, cat, vegetables, stein, … Continue reading »

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The Laundress by Jean Baptiste Greuze 1761

Jean Baptiste Greuze (French 1725-1805 ) Detail: wash basin, metal pitcher, barrel, basket, cabinet, chocolate pot, brass kettle, clothesline, laundress, laundry

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