Detail: dog, silver basket, artichoke, green beans, lemons, flowers, musket, vase, asparagus, jug, wheat, jar, brass basin, bird, bird cage, pottery goblet, beer, peaches
Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez ( 1599 – 1660 )
Detail: garlic, pepper, silver spoon, eggs, dish, plate, jug, brass mortar and pestle, women, earing, pitcher, bowl, fish
Giacomo Ceruti 1698 – 1767
I wonder why they didn’t wash their clothing as much as we do?
Detail: laundry, work woman’s clothing, fountain, boy, shoes, no cap
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.
Now that is blue. At times we get questions about fabric color for clothing, I don’t think anyone would mistake this man’s outfit for drab. It looks like the castanet boy has lost all his buttons and has to hold his clothes together with strings.
Detail: shoes, buckles, dog, hurdy-gurdy, castanets, cape, shoulder bag, stockings, sleeve waistcoat, walking stick, neck-wear
I love funky old hurdy gurdy music especially Jiri Wehle.
A beautiful still life to brighten our morning. I am looking carefully at the construction technique on the boxes and the keg bands also the paper seals on the jugs. Detail: oranges, walnuts, melon, wood box, round wood box, small keg, redware jug, paper seal, table, dish.