Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Pasta Eater: Allegory of Taste

Vince and I spotted this Luca Giordano painting at the Princeton University Art Museum. We just loved it! This brawny Italian has just finished toiling in the fields and has come home to a heaping plate of spaghetti lightly dressed in olive oil. No need for a fork, he dives right in and enjoys each slurp of homemade goodness.
oil on canvas c. 1660
photograph by Bruce M. White


Anonymous said...

hey! that's how i eat it too after a long day of sitting in front of my computer. who needs silverware?!

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