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Tagged With: distaff

Madge and Bauldy by David Allen

David Allen (1755-1796)  from the Yale Center for British Art, Gift of James and Janet Sale, B.A. 1960 Detail: dog, hat, short jacket, pocket, haystack, distaff, house, workers

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Landscape with Cows, Sheep and Shepherdess by Jean-Étienne Liotard 1761

Jean-Étienne Liotard (1702-1789) Detail: livestock, cow, sheep, distaff, shepherdess, woman’s clothing

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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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