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British History (Pat Nicolle)
A Fourteenth Century Dinner (Original)

A Fourteenth Century Dinner (Original) by British History (Pat Nicolle) at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: Nicolle14CDinner (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Patrick Nicolle (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 11" x 11" (280mm x 280mm)
Date: 1975

This is the original Gouache painting by Patrick Nicolle.

The upper illustration is taken from an old manuscript, shows the cook and butcher at their work. Note the adjustable crane from which the cooking pot hangs.

Below we see a typical dinner in a rich man's house in the 14th century. A cloth covers the table for the owner of the house, his family and friends, while the more ordinary folk are seated at a bare table to one side. Dogs were invariably present, seeking warmth from the fire in the centre of the room and scraps that might fall from the servants' trays or be tossed by their masters. Music was also an essential part of the entertainment.

Original artwork for illustration on p24 of Look and Learn issue no 707 (2 August 1975).

Price:  175.00
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British History (Pat Nicolle)

British History (Pat Nicolle)