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Francisco de Goya's Picnic En La Ribera Del Manzanares (Picnic on the Banks of the Manzanares), 1776
Francisco de Goya/Wikiart
April 24, 2015 From Goya to Banksy, artists through the centuries have tackled modernity and its discontents through depictions of eating outdoors.
Fried or roasted, chicken is popular at picnics. Armour poultry recipes, 1953
July 3, 2014 There's something about eating outdoors that makes even a mundane meal feel special. In the spirit of the Fourth of July, we bring you nostalgic food ads and picnic scenes to inspire your feast.
An illustration of noblemen enjoying a picnic, from a French edition of The Hunting Book of Gaston Phebus, 15th century.
May 26, 2013 Today, heading out to a picnic often means a simple blanket and a basket packed with the outing's repast. But back in the day, outdoor feasts were much grander affairs, with crystal, servants, tables and gourmet fare.
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