French School, (19th century); French. Medium: printed paper. Date: 1834. Antonin Careme, considered to be the first celebrity chef, was the inventor of haute cuisine which he codified in his five volume work 'L'Art de la Cuisine Francaise'; The encyclopedic volumes included plans for menus, table settings, history and instructions for organising kitchens; Volume III covers sauces and large pieces of meat; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.