The print on the plates are the two famous paintings:
Beggar boys eating grapes and melon and the pie eaters, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo.
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1618-1682) used very dark colors to portray these two beggar boys. The somber background symbolizes the high amount of poverty in Seville at the time. Yet, this painting combines the misery of the homeless boys with the moment of joy... read more