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Italian

A humbly dressed woman warming her hands over a brazier – Maestro della Tela Jeans

Maestro della Tela Jeans  –  Late 17th century Detail: brazier, bread, poor women’s clothing

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The Alchemist – Longhi 1757

Pietro Longhi  (1702–1785)  image from The Yorck Project Check out this raised hearth. Detail: bottles,  hour glass, brazier, raised hearth, tongs, crucible, book,  glasses,  shoes, buckles, mules (slippers), flask, fur lined robe

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Self Portrait – Mengs 1744

Anton Raphael Mengs  1728 – 1779 Detail:  hair, shirt, coat, cloth buttons

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The Butcher’s Shop – Passerotti 1580’s

Bartolomeo  Passerotti  1529 – 1592 Detail:  knife,  food, meat, meat hooks, butchering

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Boy with a Basket of Bread – Baschenis about 1665

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

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Still Life with Bread by Ceruti about 1750

Giacomo Ceruti  1698 – 1767 It’s bread week on Siftingthepast in honor of the new bread series we are doing on Youtube – part one is on Ship’s Bisket. Detail: pewter plate, bread, nuts,  knife, glass tumber,  redware pitcher, sausage

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The Apothecary – Longhi 1752

Pietro Longhi  1702-1783 Say Ahhhhhh.   Details: aloe, brazier, bellows, apothecary jars, quill, spectacles, cloth cap, shawl, banyan, mules, bottles.

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Boys Playing Cards – Ceruti 1730

CERUTI, Giacomo (b. 1698, Milano, d. 1767, Milano) Beautiful and very useful,  this painting is so full of usable detail it is hard to know where start.  All the baskets are great but I think I like the one on top of the cart best.   The cart  and the barrel on the cart are interesting, … Continue reading »

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