White Cup and Saucer:
is an 1864 painting by Henri Fantin-Latour who was born on January 14, 1836, and who died on this date in 1904. Wikipedia says he is "best known for his flower paintings and group portraits of Parisian artists and writers". According to Artcyclopedia, the Dixon Gallery here in Memphis has one of his works, Nature Morte (Still Life With Flowers), 1869:
You can see more of his work online here.
I have a couple of white cup and saucer sets, and drank out of this one to celebrate Tea Tuesday:
The pattern is Lenox Solitaire, and this is my good china.
Please check out the T(ea) party over at Bleubeard and Elizabeth's blog. Share a drink and see what folks are up to.