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Tagged With: lantern

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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l’ accordee de Village – Greuze 1761

Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725-1805) Looks like someone has a problem,  but the bird seems happy. Detail: bowl, bird, shoes, buckles, chair, table stockings, coat, papers,  neck  cloth, money bag, cloth cap, lantern, candles

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A Girl Bundling Asparagus – Atkinson 1771

John Atkinson, active 1770-1775  from Yale Center for British Art We are back in the kitchen with Atkinson again.  This painting is chock full of interesting items to study. Detail: produce,garden tools, washtub, wood bucket, carrots, lettuce, asparagus, baskets, pottle basket, fruit, grapes, table, cabinet, pitcher, jug, basin, mug, lantern, birdcage, bowl, storage jar, bags, … Continue reading »

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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 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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