The Larder by Benjamin Blake
The Larder by Benjamin Blake

The Larder by Benjamin Blake

c. 1820 England

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Originally from Wiltshire, Blake (fl1790-1830) worked for most of his life in London, producing small, gem-like larder and game scenes. This game larder hung with a hare, duck and snipes, on the shelf below a pheasant, lark and a woodcock. This piece is typical of Blake’s work which owes much to seventeenth-century Dutch prototypes. It is interesting to learn that Blake was employed by dealers to copy old Dutch pictures, some of which were not sold under his own name. Painted in oil on canvas, within the original gilt gesso frame. English circa 1820.
Dimensions
Height 9.50 inch (24.13 cm)
Width 11.50 inch (29.21 cm)
External Height 16.00 inch (40.64 cm)
External Width 18.00 inch (45.72 cm)
Stock Code
461
Medium
OIl on Canvas
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