Francisco Barrera (1595-1658) 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.
Ramón Bayeu y Subías 1746 – 1793 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, … Continue reading
MELÉNDEZ, Luis 1716-1780 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.