browser icon
You are using an insecure version of your web browser. Please update your browser!
Using an outdated browser makes your computer unsafe. For a safer, faster, more enjoyable user experience, please update your browser today or try a newer browser.

17th Century

The Four Elements – Stoskopff 1635

Sebastian Stoskopff  1597 – 1657 Detail  woodpeckers, brazier, plate, artichoke, wood tub, fish.

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

Still Life with Bread and Fish – Flegel 1637

Georg Flegel  1566 – 1638 Now that is a big fly or maybe the loaf of bread is really small. Detail:  Pitcher, bread, fish, plate, parsley, fly

Categories: 17th Century, Dutch, Painting | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Boy with a Basket of Bread – Baschenis about 1665

Evaristo Baschenis  1617 – 1677 Day 5 of Bread week. Detail:  boy,  bread, fancy bread,  shirt

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

Still Life with Bread – Schooten 17th century

Floris Gerritsz. van Schooten 1590 – 1655 Day four of bread week! Detail: cheese, silver beaker, bread, biscuits, biskets, butter, currents, knife This painting depicts a still-life of cheese, a silver beaker, bread on a pewter dish, butter in a blue-and-white bowl, together with red- and white-currants, a knife and biscuits on a table draped … Continue reading »

Categories: 17th Century, Dutch, Painting | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rich and Poor – Unknown Painter 17th Century

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

Categories: 17th Century, Flemish, Painting | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

Kitchen Still-Life – Schooten

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.

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

Breakfast of a Young Man – Slingelandt

Pieter Cornelisz. van Slingelandt  1640 – 1691 Don’t tell this guy that the “sandwich” has not been invented yet. Detail: hat, glass, facial hair, man’s shirt, jacket, jug, folding knife, fish, bread, cloth, barrel, plate.

Categories: 17th Century, Dutch, Painting | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Still life with Ebony Chest – Pereda 1652

  Antonio de Pereda  1611 – 1678 Would you like a snack? Detail: chest, keys,  cups, tumbler, porridge pot, mulling stick, plate, biscuit, band box, cheese, bowl, flask.

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

The Fat Kitchen – Steen 1668

Jan Steen  1626 – 1679 Detail:  hearth, fireplace, dripping pan, gridiron, meat, cooking pot, cleaver, salamander, key, lantern, plates, stool, spoon, pitcher, child, dog.

Categories: 17th Century, Dutch, Painting | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Still Life – Hoogstraten 1666

Samuel van Hoogstraten   1627 – 1678 The realism of this type of painting is just stunning.  Boy that marbled notebook looks familiar. Detail:  marbled paper, scissors, chain, cameo, comb, paper, quill, pen knife, marbled notebook, book, folding knife, medal, letter, sealing wax, spectacles, leather thong.

Categories: 17th Century, Dutch, Painting | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments