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Tagged With: cloth cap

Widow Costard’s cow and goods – Penny 1782

Edward Penny, 1714-1791  from Yale Center for British Art This is a beautiful scene with an interesting array of clothing to see.   Check out the difference in the clothing between the to gentlemen in the painting and notice the style of the clothing on the old lady. Detail: bellows, coal tongs,  skimmer, dipper, cooking pot, … Continue reading »

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At The Artists Studio – Jan Jozef Horemans II

Jan Jozef Horemans II  1714 – 1790 I am guessing the main subject is the artist helper doing the drudgery of grinding pigments since he is wearing worker clothing and his wife is lower class clothing, but I am not so sure about the child’s clothing and I really don’t know what the creepy guy … Continue reading »

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Peasant Interior – Le Nain brothers 1642

Le Nain brothers  1598/1610 –  1648/1677 OK, I am drawn to rustic 17th century interior scenes.  I find the delicate glass goblet almost funny in the very down to earth picture.  And while they have food on the “table” and wine in the glass the clothing is in bad shape.  What, no bird cage? Details: … Continue reading »

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The Kitchen Maid – Chardin 1738

Jean Baptiste Simon Chardin  1699-1779 Detail: pumpkin, bowl, copper pan, brass kettle, cleaver, stump, knife, chair, cloth cap.

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The Ballad Singer – Morland 1764

Henry Robert Morland, 1730-1797  — from Yale Center for British Art I find this painting quite striking.  Detail: luminary, lantern, pin, shawl, hat, cloth cap, paper, music.

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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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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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