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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Young Mother by Marquard Wocher 1778

Marquard Wocher (1760-1830) Detail: Mother, child, plant pot, rake, chicken, basket, dog, scythe, sickle, shovel, shaving bench, house, window, garden, thatch roof, timber frame

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An Old- Woman by a Fireplace by Jacob Vrel ~1660

Jacob Vrel Detail: foot warmer, chair, brass kettle, fireplace, curfew, meat fork, skimmer, tiles, sconce, porringer, delft plates, candles sticks, wall panelling, mantle, mantle curtain

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Selfportrait with Family by Hendrik Spilman ~1760

Hendrik Spilman (1736-1784) Detail:  girl’s clothing, doll, cat, book, Ladies’ floppy black hat, cravat, wig

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London Cries – A Muffin Man by Paul Sandby ~1759

Paul Sandby (1730-1809)  from the Yale Center for British Art He looks pretty grumpy to me – I don’t think I would by any muffins from this guy. Details: Shoes, buckles, stockings, breeches, coat, tricorn, food, basket, muffin, fence, house, window, tea party, street vendor

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A Gardener by Balthasar Denner 1735

Balthasar Denner (1685-1749) I could not find a larger color version of this image but I like it so much I will use it anyway. Detail: Shoes, small shoe buckles, socks, socks over breeches, watering can, breeches, garden rake, waistcoat, shirt, suspenders, hatless

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Fishmongers by Jean Baptiste Charpentier

Jean Baptiste Charpentier (1728-1806) from Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires Detail: fish, lobsters, dog, market, wooden tubs, basket, children, children’s clothing,  women’s clothing

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Portrait of Abraham Beurer by Johan Christoph Dehne about 1740

Johan Christoph Dehne ( 1713 – 1741 ) I picked this picture out especially for the shirt collar detail. Detail:  Man’s coat, decorative buttons, band collar shirt, cloth hat, mustache

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Interior with Sleeping Man and Woman Darning Socks by Wybrand Hendriks after 1800

Wybrand Hendriks (1744-1831) from the Rijksmuseum Twenthe Detail: workman, pipe, apron, waistcoat, men’s coat, table, chair window, curtain, picture frame, straw hat, ribbon, cloth cap, sock, lace pillow, scissors, thread

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Kitchen Interior with Woman and Boy attributed to Peter Snyers

Peter Snyers (1681-1752) Detail: kitchen, cook, maid, food, carrot, mules, brass kettle, small cooking pot, washtub, bare foot, stool, cutting board, knife, broom, wall niche , glass bottle, stays, birdcage, towel, window, boy

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