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Ten Famous Food Paintings

Ten Famous Food Paintings

Starting with the emblematic still-life paintings of the Renaissance, artists have found ways to make food look mouthwatering on canvas. Reproductions of some of those old-school works are still found in fashionable restaurants, acting as visual cues to tease taste buds and get your tummy growling.


After the jump, check out a handful of food paintings throughout the ages. 



Ten Famous Food Paintings

Ten Famous Food Paintings

1568 The Peasant Wedding by Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Ten Famous Food Paintings

Ten Famous Food Paintings

Ten Famous Food Paintings

Ten Famous Food Paintings

Ten Famous Food Paintings

Ten Famous Food Paintings

Ten Famous Food Paintings























1995 A1 Sauce by Ralph Goings
This photorealistic wonder shows a table setting in a nameless diner, late afternoon. Goings, born in 1928, one of the movement's prodigal sons, has a thing for ketchup bottles, napkin holders, and salt shakers.



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