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Dessert: Cakes, Strawberries and Cream, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Francis, John F. 1808-1886  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Mellon Bank One Mellon Bank Center, Room 1830 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15258
Date:
1856
Notes:
Mellon Bank, 1990.
Summary:
Still life with a fluted bowl full of strawberries (center) flanked by a pitcher (right) and sugar pot (left). Two smaller bowls sit before the larger, one of them filled with berries; a third bowl sits behind the sugar pot. A cake plate stands behind, holding slices of cake and pastries. The table arrangement includes two spoons laid to right and left.
Topic:
Still Life--Fruit--Strawberry  Search this
Still Life--Foodstuff--Cake  Search this
Object--Other--Table Setting  Search this
Still Life--Foodstuff--Bread  Search this
Control number:
IAP 65400002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_316072