Four centuries of paintings of tables laid up ready for the consumption of food, with several variations. From Clara Peeters to the modern burger.
One of the three great masters who took realist oil painting into the twentieth century: we commemorate the centenary of his death in August.
Paintings by Botticelli, William Merritt Chase, Pierre Bonnard, Paxton, and Vuillard showing the first meal of the day.
More virtuoso glassware as painted by William Holman Hunt, Chase, De Nittis, Vallotton, and others in the 19th century.
Two young women painters left Stockholm to study in Paris in 1883. Good friends, their paths diverged, but their paintings were full of light – including a real gem.