On china blue my lobster red
Precedes my cutlet brown,
With which my salad green is sped
By yellow Chablis down.
Lord, if good living be no sin,
But innocent delight,
O polarize these hues within
To one eupeptic white.

Sir Stephen Gaselee


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Guillaume Romain Fouace “Still Life with a Lobster and a Soup Tureen”