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Author Archives: Kevin Carter

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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The Medway at Rochester by Francis Wheatley 1776

Francis Wheatley (1747-1801) Detail: shore, river, fishing boat, oars, rope, furled sail, fisherman, basket, bridge, farmhouse, castle, laundry on line, trousers, sailors jacket, cloth cap, polonaise, apron, fence

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The Tradeswoman by Peter Snijers

Peter Snijers (1681-1752) Detail: boy, Monmouth cap,  ram, rope, wood tub, flower pot, tulips, fish, fruit, apples, basket, work clothing, apron, cloth cap,  market, channel, house

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The Iron Forge by Joseph Wright of Derby 1772

Joseph Wright of Derby(1734-1797) Detail: blacksmith, forge, drop hammer, workmen, child, striped waistcoat, basket, dog, tongs, iron bar, brick work, beams,  workshop

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Mother and Child by Louis Bernard Coclers 1794

Louis Bernard Coclers (1741–1817) from the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam I like this painting a lot and it has a few interesting features, the multiple rings on her hand is a bit out of the ordinary and other jewellery pieces seem a bit out of place with the not upper class surroundings. Detail: table, chair, table knife, … Continue reading »

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Selling Guinea Pigs by George Morland 1789

George Morland (1763–1804)  from the Yale Center for British Art Detail: Hat, walking stick, basket, guinea pig, man’s shoe, work smock, girls dress, ladies gloves, house

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The Pancake Cook by Adriaan de Lelie

Adriaan de Lelie (1755-1820) For more detail, Kevin and I go talk about this painting in this video.   Detail: tea pot, hearth, tile floor, ladies shoe, foot warmer, fry pan, large jar, basket, plate, apples, onions, table , rag, pitcher, cook, servant, simple servants clothing, apron, mens hat,  smoking pipe, fire lighter, ember bowl, … Continue reading »

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An Old Fisherwoman with Two Women Digging for Bait by Francis Wheatley

Francis Wheatley(1747-1801) Details: Straw hat, cloak, apron, walking stick, shoes, basket, rake, bait, fisher woman

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Tinker by Franz Feyerabend 1790

Franz Feyerabend(1755-1800) This is a superb image of an itinerant iron worker from the late 18th century.  A great study for someone looking to do an impression of a tinker. Detail: Pan, long handled pan, basket, scrap iron, tinker, worker, hammer, stump anvil, gaiters, Nuremberg spectacles, glasses, pack basket  

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