Longhi, Pietro - The Apothecary - Baroque - Oil on canvas. See: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/287386019945878526/
Caption: Italian apothecary. 18th-century artwork showing the interior of an apothecary's shop in Italy. An apothecary was the equivalent of a modern pharmacist, dealing in remedies based on herbal medicine, and sold at treatments for various ailments. The ingredients for the remedies are on the shelves in the background. A remedy is being prepared using a pestle and mortar at centre. This artwork is held at the National Historic Museum of the Medical Arts, Rome, Italy.
"The Apothecary" by Frans Van Mieris (1689–1763) (II), (1714), from The Rijksmuseum
Authentic Gustavian kitchen scene! Attributed to swedish artist Johan Rodin (1755-1783) 58,5 x 48,5 cm.
•Françoise-Marie Pouget, third quarter of the 18th century
The Dancing Lesson (c. 1741). Pietro Longhi (Venetian, Rococo, 1712-1793). Oil on canvas. Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice. Longhi was extremely popular, painting bright scenes with a light social comedy. Many show Venetians at play, and chronicle the daily activities of a typical Venetian citizen, such as going to the barber’s, duck hunting, or, in this case, having a dance lesson.
The latest men’s and women’s fashions in New France, circa 1749 Engraving and watercolour Artist unknown, circa 1750–1780 Archives de la Ville de Montréal,BM7, S2, SS1
Page: The Family Concert Artist: Pietro Longhi Completion Date: 1760 Style: Rococo Genre: genre painting Gallery: Ca' Rezzonico, Museo del Settecento, Venice