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18th Century

Tinsmith from Encyclopedia Diderot and D’alembert 1763

From the Encyclopedia of Sciences, Arts and Trades, Diderot and D’Alembert Detail: workshop, tinware, tin bucket, tin funnel, stump anvil, mallet, shears, soldering iron, betty lamp, cooking pot, chocolate pot, plates, brazier, work bench, stool, dog, oil lamp

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Portrait of a Host – Peter Jakob Horemans 1765

Peter Jakob Horemans ( 1700 – 1776 ) OK, maybe you can help on this one.  I didn’t have time to pour over the name and figure it  out exactly – any ideas? (Thanks to Pam Williams) , yes if you see his other pieces on the blog there is a definite similarity. Detail: innkeeper, … Continue reading »

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Still life with Sausage and Mustard pot – unknown artist 18th century

Unknown artist Detail: bottle, food, dish, jar, bowl, plate, sausage, grill, table, window

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Dyeing Silk from Encyclopedia – Diderot and D’alembert 1772

From the Encyclopedia of Sciences, Arts and Trades, Diderot and D’Alembert Detail: silk, yarn, workshop, workmen, vat, dye, firewood, well, bottle, tumbler, bucket, ladle, paddle, oven, chair, axe, wood shoes, spigot

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The Bostonians Paying the Excise-man – (attributed to) Philip Dawe 1774

Philip Dawe (173?-1832) Detail: ship, tea party, bucket, liberty cap, tar and feather, sailor, stamp act, political cartoon, tea pot

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Cider Press from Encyclopedia – Diderot and D’Alembert 1762

From the Encyclopedia of Sciences, Arts and Trades, Diderot and D’Alembert Detail: apples, workshop, press, mill, gears, barrels, worker, bucket, windmill, gears

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The Alternative of Williamsburg – Philip Dawe 1775

Philip Dawe (173?-1832) Detail: barrel, boy, toy sword, flag, scissors, spectacles, knife, letter, quill pen, pipe, baby, club, tar and feathers

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A Midnight Modern Conversation – William Hogarth ~1732

William Hogarth (1697-1764) Detail: dog, chair, bottle, flask, glass, pipe, candle, punch bowl, ladle, wine glass, wig, hat, tavern, clock, bowl, lemon, mirror

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Portrait of Gentleman with Letters – Francois Louis Lonsing

Francois Louis Lonsing (1739-1799) Detail:  breeches buckle, chair, desk, inkwell, quill, papers, clock, tail coat, cravat, ruffled shirt, towel, book shelf

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Interior of Blacksmith Shop – Pehr Hillestrom 1781

Pehr Hillestrom  (1733-1816) Detail: door, latch, forge, anvil, tools, hammer, wheel, apron, work cap, tongs, blacksmith, workmen

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