Sunday, July 31, 2011

From back in the days of unprocessed food...

Luis Meléndez: Still Life with Beef, Bowl of Ham and Vegetables, and Receptacles, c. 1772

Nobody, but absolutely nobody, painted food as brilliantly as Luis Meléndez (Spanish, 1715-1780). His self-portrait from 1746 indicates that he had other things on his mind as well.


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