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February 07, 2014

A loaf of bread, a container of milk, and a stick of butter

"Because the servant he was sending to market was illiterate, Michelangelo illustrated the shopping lists — a herring, tortelli, two fennel soups, four anchovies and “a small quarter of a rough wine” — with rushed (and all the more exquisite for it) caricatures in pen and ink."

Posted by Ghost of a flea at February 7, 2014 07:27 AM