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Apr 19

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Tea for Two with Pastries and A Spoonful of Sugar

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THE ART OF TEA FOR TWO

WITH PASTRIES & A SPOONFUL OF SUGAR

 

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Albert Anker, Tea Service, c. 1910, oil on canvas, Private Collection?

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Water is the mother of tea, a teapot its father, and fire the teacher.

Chinese Proverb

Albert Anker (1831-1910) still remains one of his native Switzerland’s most popular artists, especially admired for his realist style, apparent in Tea Service above in which the pastries stacked on the side look good enough to eat.

And to view another of Anker’s favorite subjects, click:

The Key to Paradise: A Child’s Moment of Reflection

The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

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