Food art. Still lifes by Anne Vallayer-Coster (1744-1818). A French painter, she was best known for her work in this genre. A member of the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture at the tender age of 26. Images in the public domain.

Still life with a ham. 1767.
Still life with a ham. 1767. Image via the Boston Athenaeum. http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=139279
Still life with lobster. 1781.
Still life with lobster. 1781. Image via the Boston Athenaeum. http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=139284
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