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'Harvest Field with Reapers, Haywood, Herefordshire', George Robert Lewis | Tate

George Stubbs Haymakers 1785 The 2 women on the left are wearing white caps under their black bonnets

18th Century Dining Fashion and wit may have been more of a priority than hygiene in the age of Enlightenment, with the subjects of Britain having a reputation for being...well, rather gross.  Casanova's sensibilities were shaken as he toured St James's Park and saw, "hinder parts of persons relieving nature in the bushes..." Casanova was rather shocked at the Bosh-like qualities of the metropolis and went on to say that people were even relieving themselves in the middles of the street…

Century Dining This table setting was before the time of Emma, however you can still see the careful detail to the planning and luxurious looks

Geffrye Museum, London  Group portrait, possibly of the Brewster family, signed by Thomas Bardwell, 1736, on display at the Geffrye Museum; Geffrye Museum, London / photography John Hammond  Find out more about the museum: www.geffrye-museum.org.uk/

*Geffrye Museum, London Group portrait, possibly of the Brewster family, signed by Thomas Bardwell,

Édouard John Ravel

✉ Biblio Beauties ✉ paintings of women reading letters books - Edouard John E…

The Saithwaite Family, Artist: Francis Wheatley (British, London 1747–1801 London), Date: ca. 1785

The Saithwaite Family Francis Wheatley (English, London London) Date: ca. 1785 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 38 x 50 in. x 127 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.

High Life Below Stairs - Detail - Collection of Colonial Williamsburg

Portrait of a Young Woman Reading. Marie Bashkirtseff (Russian, 1858-1884).

Portrait of a Young Woman Reading. Marie Bashkirtseff (Russian, Born to a wealthy noble family, she grew up abroad, traveling with her mother across most of Europe. Educated privately, she.

'A Conversation Piece' attributed to Benjamin Wilson, c1780. Leeds Museums and Art Galleries. expensive upholstery fabrics of the drawing room were protected by hard-wearing covers, often of a check pattern, which could be removed for special occasions, hence the bows down the back of this chair. fashionable Neoclassical taste is shown here in the Greek key pattern on the dado rail, the classically-inspired figures on the mantlepiece and the fluted and laurel-wreath decoration of the…

'A Conversation Piece' attributed to Benjamin Wilson, Leeds Museums and Art Galleries.

Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, R.A.Portrait of Rachel Russell,1835

Study of Rachel (Lady Rachel Russell) in a green dress reading a book, 1835 by Edwin Henry Landseer born March 1802 in London, UK died October 1873 in London, UK

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The Vicar Arrives for Afternoon Tea, Painting by Jan Garemijn 1778

Chardin The Morning Toilet

Chardin - The Morning Toilette, circa Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (French,

The Embroiderer, c.1773 (oil on canvas)

Page: The Embroiderer Artist: Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin Start Date: 1735 Completion Style: Rococo Genre: genre painting Technique: oil Material: canvas Dimensions: x 19 cm Gallery: Nationalmuseum

A Master Parson with a Good Living, different colorway, June 2 1782, Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection

A Master Parson with a Good Living, different colorway, June 2 Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection

Three Women Telling Fortune in Coffee - Pehr Hilleström, vers 1780. (seen at Sinebrychoffin taidemuseo)

Pehr Hilleström, Three Women Telling Fortune in Coffee, 80 x (Stockholms universitets konstsamling, J. Berg Collection The paintings of the Swedish artist Pehr Hilleström give us a unique view directly of ordinary life in the century.

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