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Tagged With: cat

Fishmonger’s stall – Nebot 1737

Balthazar Nebot, active 1730-1762  from the Yale Center for British Art Detail:  fish, basket, cat, jug, stall,  hat, apron, men’s clothing, ladies’ clothing, lantern, barrels, hat, ship.

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The Rustic Lover – Wheatley 1786

Francis Wheatley, 1747-1801    from  Yale Center for British Art Detail: shoes, buckles, petticoat, apron, shift, stays, cloth cap, cat, plate, table, basket, chair, spinning wheel, barrel, coat, hat, window, bowl, mug, candle box, shutter, bird cage, scissors, fichu, bird

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The Family of the Stone Grinder – Terborch 1655

Gerard Terborch 1617 – 1681 The giant grinding wheel set in the ground is very intriguing. Detail: chair, cook pot, pipkin, child, cat, scythe, door, window. brick work, shutters, barrel, grinding wheel,  work cap

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Kitchen Scene – Atkinson 1771

John Atkinson, active 1770-1775    from Yale Center for British Art I wish this artist has done more work.   I look at this painting and my eyes just don’t know where to stop, there are so many things of which to make note.  Isn’t this a kitchen we all wish we had tucked away behind our … Continue reading »

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The Farmer’s Return – Zoffany 1762

Johan Joseph Zoffany, 1733-1810 Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Here is another just great painting.   There is so much here to learn from that I could type until my fingers dropped off.  Detail: door, chair, table, fireplace, lantern, pitcher, plates, copper mug, copper pan, colander, basket, brass skimmer, coat, pipe, neckware, boots, … Continue reading »

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The Idle Servant 1655

Nicolaes Maes,  January 1634 – November 24, 1693 While the picture is full of great detail the cat is probably my favorite part.  Detail: cat, floor, cabinet, hinges, redware cook pot, brass kettle, colander, plates, wood spoon, dishes, blue and white jug. brass pot.

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