About This Painting:
Sources give different information for the time and place of the pretzel's origin. The History of Science and Technology, by Bryan Bunch and Alexander Hellemans, claims that in 610 A.D. "...an Italian monk invents pretzels as a reward to children who learn their prayers.
oil on canvas mounted on hardboard
Size: 6 in X 8 in (15.2 cm X 20.3 cm)