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Chimneypiece And Overmantel Collection

"Captivating Chimneypieces and Overmantels

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: Winding Yarn (Interior of a Nantucket Kitchen), 1872 (oil on board)

Winding Yarn (Interior of a Nantucket Kitchen), 1872 (oil on board)
XOS5885349 Winding Yarn (Interior of a Nantucket Kitchen), 1872 (oil on board) by Johnson, Eastman (1824-1906); 70.2x85.4 cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: Children sitting on the chimney, trapping a trap at Father Christmas

Children sitting on the chimney, trapping a trap at Father Christmas, for the Christmas 1930 newspaper "Le
LSE4086688 Children sitting on the chimney, trapping a trap at Father Christmas, for the Christmas 1930 newspaper "Le Dimanche illustrious" (engraving) by French School

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: A typical fisherman's cottage on the Isle of Man, 19th century (engraving)

A typical fisherman's cottage on the Isle of Man, 19th century (engraving)
7132002 A typical fisherman's cottage on the Isle of Man, 19th century (engraving) by English School, (19th century); (add.info.: A typical fisherman's cottage on the Isle of Man)

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: The Girl At The Fireplace, 1871 (painting)

The Girl At The Fireplace, 1871 (painting)
7432243 The Girl At The Fireplace, 1871 (painting) by Tidemand, Adolph (1814-76); 57x47 cm; (add.info.: Adolph Tidemand (1814-1876)); Photo © O. Vaering

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: The New England Cabin, Midway Plaisance, 1893 (lithograph)

The New England Cabin, Midway Plaisance, 1893 (lithograph)
3671716 The New England Cabin, Midway Plaisance, 1893 (lithograph) by Meynelle, Louis (19th century); Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: Kitchen at Mount Vernon, 1857 (oil on canvas)

Kitchen at Mount Vernon, 1857 (oil on canvas)
7444457 Kitchen at Mount Vernon, 1857 (oil on canvas) by Johnson, Eastman (1824-1906); 35.6 x 53.3 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: By Eastman Johnson); Photo © Christie's Images

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: 3673421

3673421

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: 3673499

3673499

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: The Pancakes, c. 1875 (oil on fabric)

The Pancakes, c. 1875 (oil on fabric)
XOS5886583 The Pancakes, c. 1875 (oil on fabric) by Israels, Jozef (Josef) (1824-1911); 65x55.4 cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH, USA; (add.info.: by Jozef Israels)

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: 3673811

3673811

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: Academic figures of men, 1646 (Etching)

Academic figures of men, 1646 (Etching)
7393347 Academic figures of men, 1646 (Etching) by Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-69); 19, 5 x 12, 9 cm; Fondation Glenat, Grenoble, France; (add.info.: In the background)

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: Mme. Michel Musson and Her Daughters, Estelle and Desiree, 1865 (w/c with touches of charcoal)

Mme. Michel Musson and Her Daughters, Estelle and Desiree, 1865 (w/c with touches of charcoal, brush and wash on paper)
5860154 Mme. Michel Musson and Her Daughters, Estelle and Desiree, 1865 (w/c with touches of charcoal, brush and wash on paper) by Degas

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: The fireplace, main hall of Castle della Manta, adorned with the arms of the Saluzzo family

The fireplace, main hall of Castle della Manta, adorned with the arms of the Saluzzo family, 1418-30 (photo)
885637 The fireplace, main hall of Castle della Manta, adorned with the arms of the Saluzzo family, 1418-30 (photo) by Jaquerio, Giacomo (fl.1403-53); Castello della Manta, Saluzzo

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: The Nine Worthies and the Nine Worthy Women, 1418-30 (photo)

The Nine Worthies and the Nine Worthy Women, 1418-30 (photo)
885623 The Nine Worthies and the Nine Worthy Women, 1418-30 (photo) by Jaquerio, Giacomo (fl.1403-53); Castello della Manta, Saluzzo

Background imageChimneypiece And Overmantel Collection: Book of Hours, vol 137, 2v, 16th century (Bound in red velour, with metal corners)

Book of Hours, vol 137, 2v, 16th century (Bound in red velour, with metal corners)
6333412 Book of Hours, vol 137, 2v, 16th century (Bound in red velour, with metal corners) by Flemish School, (16th century); 209x142 cm; Courtesy of the Trustees of Sir John Soane's Museum

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"Captivating Chimneypieces and Overmantels: A Glimpse into Timeless Artistry" Step into a bygone era as we explore the enchanting world of chimneypieces and overmantels through various artistic mediums. From a quaint fisherman's cottage on the Isle of Man in the 19th century to a vibrant painting titled "The Girl At The Fireplace" from 1871, these captivating pieces transport us to different moments in history. Intriguingly, even a lithograph like "The New England Cabin" from 1893 manages to capture the rustic charm of a fireplace within its lines. Meanwhile, an oil-on-canvas masterpiece called "Kitchen at Mount Vernon" painted in 1857 immerses us in the warmth and homeliness that emanates from such architectural features. Artistic expressions take diverse forms, as seen in "The Pancakes, " an oil-on-fabric artwork dating back to around 1875. Similarly unconventional is "Party in a Brothel, " an intriguing oil-on-panel piece created around 1540 that showcases how fireplaces were central gathering points throughout history. Delving deeper into art history reveals etchings like "Academic figures of men" from 1646, which skillfully captures the elegance and grandeur associated with chimneypieces. On another note, Mme. Michel Musson and her daughters are immortalized through watercolor touches on paper in their intimate setting by the fireplace during1865. Traveling further back in time brings us face-to-face with remarkable photographs showcasing historical fireplaces' splendor. The main hall of Castle della Manta adorned with arms of Saluzzo family (1418-30) exudes regality while offering insight into medieval architecture. Additionally, photographs depicting "The Nine Worthies and the Nine Worthy Women" (1418-30) provide glimpses into the opulence of fireplaces during that era.