Subject of Tea in Art
Victorian Teashop in Matlock Bath is very keen on promoting art.
We may have a museum of photography on the first floor, just above
the teashop, but we aren't stupid – you can't beat a nice
bit of paint daubed on with a brush, especially when the artist
turns to the subject of tea. It's a serious business – Vincent
van Gogh cut his ear off because he couldn't stand all this talk
about coffee. I wonder if the artists who painted the following
stopped for a nice refreshing cuppa between each scrubbing out and
By Tony Sheaf
'AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE'
By Norman Rockwell
'THE BREAKFAST TABLE'
'THE SECOND TEA PAINTING'
by David Hockney, 1961
by Michael L. Kungl
By Helen Allingham
'THE THERMOPYLAE LEAVING FOOCHOW'
By Montague Dawson
'NUDIST TEA PARTY'
By Beryl Cook
'OLDE PORTERFIELD TEA ROOM'
'FIVE O'CLOCK TEA'
By Mary Cassatt
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