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Tagged With: fireplace

British Gentlemen at Sir Horace Mann’s Home in Florence – Thomas Patch ~ 1765

Thomas Patch (1725-1782)  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail: boy , men , interior , food , tile , servant , fireplace , relief , dining room , dining table , chandeliers , candles , curtain , plates, dining chairs , fireworks , urn , wine coolers , bust , … Continue reading »

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Tea Time – Horemans II

Jan Jozef II  HOREMANS   ( 1714 – 1790 ) Detail: dog, brazier, box, kettle, child, tea cup, chair, table, bottle, gown, screen, window, hanging bird, bowls, fireplace, brass mortar and pestle, reflector oven, couronne d’office, game rack, cabinet

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Night – Wheatley 1799

Francis Wheatley, 1747-1801   from:Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail:  Children, cat, hat, stool, baby basket, dog, table, food, pitcher, knife, striped blanket, fireplace, hearth, bedwarmer, bellows, window, basket, candles sticks, bread, door

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The Welsh Curate – Hearne

Thomas Hearne, 1744-1817 Detail: bed, bench, bowls, shoes, breeches, coat, hat, knife, potatoes, cup, fire, fireplace, kettle, S-hook, wig

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The Fat Kitchen – Steen 1668

Jan Steen  1626 – 1679 Detail:  hearth, fireplace, dripping pan, gridiron, meat, cooking pot, cleaver, salamander, key, lantern, plates, stool, spoon, pitcher, child, dog.

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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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Cook with the Smoking Fireplace

Joachim Beuckelaer (1533–1574) The main thing I thought was interesting / funny was the smoke coming out of the fireplace in the background.  We recently built an 18th century kitchen set for doing videos and we had quite a bit of trouble getting a good draw out of the chimney, apparently we weren’t the only … Continue reading »

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A Lady at the Hearth by Pehr Hilleström

Pehr Hilleström (18 November 1732 – 13 August 1816) I thought this picture would be a great one with which to get started.   Pehr Hilleström painted in the late 18th century Sweden, by the looks of her outfit this might be 1790’s or so.  It has any number of great details to study: a raised … Continue reading »

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