2. Still Life With A Coffee Pot, Camille Pissarro, 1900
3. Still Life With Red Tea Kettle, Man Ray, 1913
4. The Tea Set, Claude Monet, 1872
5. Fruit And Coffee-Pot, Henri Matisse, 1898
I like to photograph cups of tea. There's something calming and pleasant about a picture of a quiet personal ritual. I find these these paintings with tea or coffee to be very inviting. With no human subjects, these cups and trays seem to be set out just for the viewer.