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Hi Permies, I am an artist who has a non professional interest in depictions of simple human technologies depicted in art. I will post a few things I find here, unless I am re-directed to another section. (I am aware of copyright issues and all the images a posted under fair use).

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Alan
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Arthur Hacker (1858-1919) A woodcutter and his daughter 1892
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Bernardo Strozzi (1581-1644)
 
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Eastman Johnson (American, 1824-1906)
The New Bonnet
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Eastman Johnson (American, 1824-1906) The New Bonnet
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10 October-Savatii Beehouse. Isaac Ilyich Levitan (1860-1900) Isaak Work Bee. The second half of the 1880 's Papier-Pellet, watercolor, graphite, whitewash. 22 x 34 cm, Russian Museum
 
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I should add that when I look at these paintings I am more looking at the objects/construction. One thing that you can usually count on when artists paint in a realist style is that they are good observers. They may not know how to construct a door hinge, or oven but the depiction is usually quite faithful.
 
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Lower left of this work has some wool work and tools.
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Pieter Brueghel the Elder Engraving, Parable of the Wise & Foolish Virgins
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The Lean kitchen and The Fat kitchen, engraved by Pieter van der Heyden after the drawings by Pieter Bruegel
 
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