About a quarter century separates these two depictions of tea: the later Art Nouveau ad by Belgian artist Henri Meunier (1873-1922) and the more traditional as well as realistic canvas by society painter Frenchman James Tissot (1836-1902).
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Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. THE ART OF TEA FOR TWO WITH PASTRIES & A SPOONFUL OF SUGAR 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 […]
Green, Black, Moyune, Formosa, Congou, Amboy, Pingsuey— No odds the name it knows—ah! Fill a cup of it for me! And, as I clink my china Against your goblet’s brim, My tea in steam shall twine a Fragrant laurel round its rim. James […]