The Great LozengeMaker A Hint to Paterfamilias This cartoon indicts the sweetmaking industry At the time many strange and possibly noxious ingredients were used in sweets with no requirement for their details to be given However this cartoon was specifically generated by an incident in Bradford in which some people died and more than became ill after buying sweets from a confectioner in the town This confectioner managed to use lbs of arsenic in a preparation of sweets instead of gypsum The skeleton is shown grinding energetically at a huge pestle and is surrounded by barrels of poisonous ingredients On the shelves are boxes labelled Mottoes and Bon Bons for Juvenile Parties showing that many of the sweets he is preparing will be sold for childrens consumption thus the warning A Hint to Paterfamilias
Give your walls something craveable with mouth-watering food art. Explore world cuisine with delectable spreads painted by Dutch masters, scenes from wine country, or celebrate your love for fast food with pop art. These masterpieces are great as a main course or pair well with other works of art.
Cuisine art captures food, the culinary process, or any location known for a particular cuisine through a painting or photograph. Andy Warhol, Jennifer Garant, Paul Cezane, Ursula Abresch are some of the artists we love for their take on cuisine art.
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This genre of art involves a realistic depiction of living as well as inanimate objects. Artists like Jean Michel Basquiat, Norman Rockwell, and Banksy are renowned for giving a platform to cultural commentary and human experiences through their art.