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Drinking - Beverages - Chocolate

French School, circa 1750 A girl wearing a bonnet, looking at herself in a mirror with a chocolatière and a cup on the table - pastel, in an Century French frame

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1745 September - Thomas Burford (British artist, Most iconography of months evolved from Medieval & early Renaissance art de.

Portrait of Anne Barbara Russell née Whitworth with her son Sir Henry Russell by George Romney  1780’s.

Portrait of Anne Barbara Russell née Whitworth with her son Sir Henry Russell, George Romney, 1784

Mrs Carwardine, May 9, 1781. British Museum 1902,1011.4954  Love this cap.  And adorable mother-child image.

Museum number Portrait of Anne Carwardine, seated TQL to l holding her child on her lap, the child looking to front; wearing dark dress and cap; proof before letters, and margin cleaned, with some scratched inscription. 9 May 1781 Mezzotint

"A Serving Girl Knitting" attributed to André Bouys (French, 1656–1740) - She wears a window-pane checked apron, floral fichu, cap with sheer pleated brim, ribbon neckband, long sleeves on jacket with matching petticoat. Another example of the popular windowpane check apron that is white with blue lines.

Checked apron with pinner bib, fabric continues around the waist to the back. "A Serving Girl Knitting" Attributed to André Bouys (French, Eoube Paris) Met

A Woman Cleaning Fish - Pehr Hilleström, 1775. Note self fabric ties on jacket. And keys on chatelaine

View En Qvinna som ränsar fisk A woman who cleans the fish by Pehr Hilleström on artnet. Browse upcoming and past auction lots by Pehr Hilleström.

1750. Detail of "Portrait of Mrs. John Faber" by Thomas Hudson.  Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- England. 18th century English costume.  This cap has ruffles under the chin: is it simply the lappets worn a different way?

Detail of "Portrait of Mrs. John Faber" by Thomas Hudson. This cap has ruffles under the chin: is it simply the lappets worn a different way?

Kitchen Still Life with Parrot and female figure by Peter Jakob Horemans from 1760

mygiraffeisoutofcontrol: ““Kitchen Still Life with Parrot and female Figure”, Peter Jakob Horemans, (Flemish, ”

The kercheif

English school, possibly John Hoppner - last quarter century - Grogan and Company : Full Details for Lot 4

John Downman, A Portrait of Elizabeth Mortlock (b.1756) and her son John Mortlock the Younger, 1779

A portrait of Elizabeth Mortlock and her son John by John Downman, 1779

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