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Tagged With: book

A doctor in his study – Johann Cordua

Johann Cordua (1630-1702) Detail: doctor,  book, flask, medicine, skull, brass pan, scales, medicine jar, bottles, scalpel,  mortar and pestle, copper pan, shelf

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Integrity Retiring from Office – Gillray 1801

James Gillray ( 1756  – 1815) OK, I give up on the detail on this one.  The list could go on for miles. Detail: mug, walking stick, book, carrot, hats, crowd, soldier, butcher, cobbler, children,  striped jacket, top hat

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A drawing Lad – Nicolas Bernard Lépicié

Nicolas Bernard Lépicié   ( 1735 –  1784) His porta crayon looks like it has to different colors of chalk in it.  Ours is just has regular pencil lead in it. Detail: boy, pencil, book, coat, breeches, waistcoat, buttons, chair

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School for Girls – Horemans (I)

Attributed to Jan Josef Horemans (I) (1682–1759) There she is again, but this time it is a little safer environment. Detail: school, children, chair, bobbin lace,  broom, book, door, picture, candle, shutter. hornbook, spectacles, pocket, pudding cap

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An Alchemist – Adriaen van Ostade 1661

Adriaen van Ostade (1610–1685) Ok, it might be easier to say what isn’t in this painting. Detail: alchemist, wife, children, basket, window, raised hearth, curtain, ladder, herbs, basket, bowl, pot, bottle, flask bread, scales, funnel jar, box, stool, spoon, kettle, pipe, specticles, knife, tongs, bellows, book, retort, jug, hourglass, drill, fire bucket, sieve, pitcher, dust … Continue reading »

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Pantry by candlelight – Georg Flegel 1630

Georg Flegel (1566 – 1638) Detail: knife, candle extinguisher,  fish,  brass kettle, candle stick, pitcher, onions, cheese, bread, goblet, bottle, jug, book, mouse, apples

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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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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.

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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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