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Spillage - original realism still life fruit oil painting interior modern art
By Martha Nairn
Located in London, Chelsea
The original realism painting by Martha Nairn is framed and ready to be displayed. Martha Nairn was born in rural Pennsylvania in 1955, where her family lived until, they moved to ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Sunday - original realism still life fruit room oil painting interior modern art
By Martha Nairn
Located in London, Chelsea
The original realism painting by Martha Nairn is framed and ready to be displayed. Martha Nairn was born in rural Pennsylvania in 1955, where her family lived until, they moved to ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modern British Abstract Painting Still Life Flowers & Fruit
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Marika Eversfield (Hungarian 1914-2014) Marika Eversfield was born in 1914 in Gyòr near Budapest. She studied at the art school in Vienna and moved to London with he...
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Late 20th Century Cubist Abstract Paintings

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Acrylic

Pomegranate XXXVIII - fruit oil painting modern photo Realism abstract artwork
By Angela Faustina
Located in London, Chelsea
This original Abstract realism Fruit detail Painting by Angela Faustina is painted on deep edge wood panel. The artist's use of white highlights throughout the painting has successfu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

Mediterranean Still Life II - original abstract fruit modern study cubism art
By Borja Guijarro
Located in London, Chelsea
The original cubism painting by Borja Guijarro is painted on a wooden panel and is ready to be displayed. The artists cubism style and wide array of bold colours used make for an int...
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21st Century and Contemporary Cubist Paintings

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Wood, Acrylic

Cherries in a Glass - Still Life Fruit photo realism modern study oil painting
By Tobias Harrison
Located in London, Chelsea
The original still life painting by Tobias Harrison is framed, stringed and ready to be displayed. The gold frame and subject matter give this painting a classical look and feel. T...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Fruit Box"- Abstract Painting - Red, grey, white, tan, modern, gray, bold
Located in Marmora, NJ
36" x 36" Acrylic on Canvas Artist Jenny Gray - "This painting was made using a flatted fruit box as a template, stencil and stamp. Coming from a commercial art background I am fasc...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Pomegranite and Pot - original realism still life fruit room oil painting modern
By Martha Nairn
Located in London, Chelsea
The original realism painting by Martha Nairn is framed and ready to be displayed. Martha Nairn was born in rural Pennsylvania in 1955, where her family lived until, they moved to ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Bridal Carafe with Nectarines still life oil painting fruit realism modern
By Anne Songhurst
Located in London, Chelsea
This original still life oil painting by Anne Songhurst is painted on canvas. The paint is applied in several thin layers to develop the detailing. The contrasting textures provide ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Still-life Paintings

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Board, Linen, Oil

Jug And Plums - modern realism still life fruit room oil painting artwork food
By Martha Nairn
Located in London, Chelsea
The original realism painting by Martha Nairn is framed and ready to be displayed. Martha Nairn was born in rural Pennsylvania in 1955, where her family lived until, they moved to ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

American Modernist Jack Hooper "Fruit Still Life" Original Painting
By Jack Hooper
Located in Arp, TX
Jack Hooper "Fruit Still Life" 10-1996 Conte crayon and gouache on paper 19.75"x14.25" cherry wood frame with white sides 24.25"x18.25" Signed and dated in pencil lower right
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1990s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Paper, Conté, Gouache

Vintage Modernist Fruit Still Life Exhibited Original Surreal Pop Art Painting
By Clarence Measelle
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist still life oil painting by Clarence Measelle. Oil on canvas, circa 1980. Signed on verso with gallery label. Image size, 16L x 18H. Housed in a period frame.
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1980s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

1950s "Women & Fruit" Mid Century Figurative Painting University of Paris
By Donald Stacy
Located in Arp, TX
Donald Stacy "Women and Fruit" c.1950s Gouache paint on paper 24" x 18" unframed Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expect fra...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Silver Bowl With Peaches - still life oil painting fruit classic realism modern
By Anne Songhurst
Located in London, Chelsea
This original still life oil painting by Anne Songhurst is painted on canvas. The paint is applied in several thin layers to develop the detailing. The contrasting textures provide ...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Still Life with Fruit and Knife, Modern Cubist Painting by Benjamin Benno 1939
By Benjamin G. Benno
Located in Long Island City, NY
An original oil painting on canvas by Benjamin Benno, American (1901 - 1980) measuring 20 x 24 inches, signed and dated lower left. Beautifully framed to 24 x 28 inches. By the ear...
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1930s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Modern Wheat & Fruit Still-Life
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful mid-century modern oil painting of wheat and fruit by Wanda Faust (American, 20th century), c.1950. Signed lower left corner "Faust." Displayed in rustic wood frame. Image,...
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1950s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Fruit (Triptych)
By Michael Ward
Located in East Hampton, NY
Michael Ward Fruit Triptych 21” x 23” (7”x 23”each) Acrylic on Canvas About the Artist: Michael Ward began his artistic career doing pen and ink renderings of historical architec...
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2010s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

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Modern fantasy Still-life Úbeda acrylic on panel Fruit Satellite
Located in Segovia, ES
Fruit satellite, acrylic on panel, 120 x 90 cm Unique still life that shows a conglomerate of pears floating on the void. A fantasy that turns the fruit into a dynamic entity, slowly...
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2010s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Mixed Media, Acrylic, Panel

1950s "Sleeping with Fruit" Mid Century Figurative Painting University of Paris
By Donald Stacy
Located in Arp, TX
Donald Stacy "Sleeping with Fruit" c.1950s Gouache paint on paper 24" x 18'" unframed Unsigned Came from artist's estate *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expec...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Antique American Modernist Cubist Fruit Still Life Signed Texas Oil Painting
By Norman Baasch
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist still life oil painting by Norman Baasch. Oil on board, circa 1965. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image, 15"L x 12"H.
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1960s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Seymour Remenick Still Life Table Scape Oil Painting with Bottle and Fruit
By Seymour Remenick
Located in Surfside, FL
Frame measures 13.75 X 14.75, board measures 11 X 12 inches Seymour Remenick (1923-1999) American; Philadelphia, PA. Oil on canvas painting Folk Singers and musicians.Seymour Remeni...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Fauvist Grapes and Bananas, Mid Century Modern Impasto Fruit Still-Life
By Virginia Sevier Rogers
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful vibrant fauvist mid century modern still-life of a plate with grapes and bananas by California artist Virginia Sevier Rogers (American, 1917-2015) c.1960. This mid-century ...
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1960s Fauvist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Board

Colorado Woman Abstract Expressionist Oil Painting Modernist Still Life, Fruit
By Ruth Todd
Located in Surfside, FL
Ruth Todd (1909-2006, American Woman Artist) one of Colorado’s most prominent avant-garde artists and played a significant role in Colorado’s art history. Known for painting and coll...
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1950s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Board

Mid Century Modern Still Life -- Two Pitchers and Fruit
By Jon Blanchette
Located in Soquel, CA
Vivid mid century still life of glass pitchers and apples by listed artist Jon Blanchette (American, 1908-1987), c.1965. Signed "Jon Blanchette" lower right corner. Letter of Authent...
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1960s American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Mid Century Fruit Still Life Gouache Painting Bay Area Artist
By Jerry Opper
Located in Arp, TX
Jerry Opper Fruit Still Life c. 1950's Gouache on Paper 12" x 18", Unframed *Custom framing available for additional charge. Please expect framing time between 3-5 weeks. Early stil...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Still-life Paintings

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Paper, Gouache

Basket with Fruit
By Marsden Hartley
Located in Miami, FL
Bold outlines and strong weighty forms coalesce with a compositional delicacy that forms the hallmark of Hartley's work. The work has a long and distinguished provenance and exhibit...
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1920s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Framed Abstract Beach Fruit Still Life Oil Painting
By Nicolai Cikovsky
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist still life oil painting. Oil on board, circa 1940. Signed. Image size 8L x 6H. Housed in a period giltwood frame.
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1940s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid Century Modern Fauvist Basket of Fruit Still-Life in Primary Colors
By T. Brown
Located in Soquel, CA
Substantial and period mid century modernist impasto still life of a basket of fruit upon a table by Monterey, California artist T. Brown (American, 20th Century). This bold still-li...
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1960s Fauvist Still-life Paintings

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Board, Oil

Still Life with Fish and Fruit
By André Lanskoy
Located in Missouri, MO
Andre Lanskoy "Still Life with Fish and Fruit" c. 1950s Oil on Canvas Signed Lower Right Canvas Size: approx. 24 x 32 inches Framed Size: approx. 31 x 29 inches Provenance: Galer...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Fruit Traveling in Water
Located in ATLANTA, GA
Néstor MAYA is an artist born in XX The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a painting sold in 1997, at Odalys, and the most recent...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Persephone, light colors abstract composition figure fruit
By C. Dimitri
Located in Brooklyn, NY
One of a series on the myth of Eurydice and Orpheus. Oil, gesso, vellum on panel.
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2010s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Gesso, Oil, Wood Panel, Vellum

Nature morte à l’oeuf - Roger de la Fresnaye, still life, modern, french, fruit
By Roger de la Fresnaye
Located in London, GB
Roger de la Fresnaye (1885-1925) Nature morte à l’oeuf 1910 oil on board mounted on panel 66.2 x 50.9 cm signed and dated ‘R de la Fresnaye.10’ (upper right) Price: $157,500 USD (in...
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1910s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Panel, Board

Vase of Flowers with Lemons - floral fruit abstraction modern impasto still life
By Sylvia Paul
Located in London, Chelsea
This contemporary artowrk by Sylvia Paul conveys an impressionistic still life study featuring flora and citrus fruits. The expressive and gestural paint work applied by the artist p...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Still Life with Flowers and Fruit
By Jacques Petit
Located in London, GB
'Still Life with Flowers and Fruit', oil on art paper (circa 1970s) by Jacques Petit. Another joyful explosion of colour for which Petit is known. Two floral bouquets on a table - on...
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1970s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Paper, Oil

Bright & Colorful French Modernist Signed oil Oriental Lamp Bowl of Fruit
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"Ambiance a la Lampe Galle" by Bernard Fouchet (French 1932-2013) signed lower corner, titled verso in original frame with the artists monogram as part of the moulding canvas: 15 x 1...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Interior Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Still Life of Fruit', California woman artist
By Lorraine Laubender
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right and painted circa 1960. Vintage art exhibition label verso. A vibrant Modernist still-life by this listed California woman artist.
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1960s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

'Still Life with Fruit', Berlin School
Located in London, GB
'Still Life with Fruit', oil on board, by an artist with initials 'T.N.', from Berlin School (circa 1960s). A stunning, conceptual composition depicting a bowl with fruit on a table....
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1960s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Board

Boy eating Fruit & Corn, Acrylic, Indian Artist, Influenced by the great Picasso
By Paritosh Sen
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Boy eating fruit and corn By Great Modern Indian Artist Paritosh Sen Size 20 x 12 inches each (unframed size) Acrylic and Mixed Media on board Inclusive of shipment in unframed form...
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Early 2000s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Gold

1960's French Still Life Signed Oil Fruit Bowl on Table Cup & Saucer Framed
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, c. 1960's, signed lower corner Title: Still Life of table top with fruit bowl and cup and saucer. Medium: signed oil painting on canvas, framed Siz...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Interior Paintings

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Oil

Boy eating Fruit, Figurative in Acrylic on Board by Indian Artist Paritosh Sen
By Paritosh Sen
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Boy eating Corn by Great Modern Indian Artist Paritosh Sen 20 x 12 inches (unframed size) - Acrylic on board Inclusive of shipment in a roll form. Boy eating Fruit, figurative in a...
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Early 2000s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic, Board

Still Life with Flowers & Fruit 20th Century Oil
By Gerald Wasserman
Located in San Francisco, CA
This late 20th century oil on masonite still life painting is by Monterey/Carmel artist of Russian descent, Gerald Wasserman (1920-2011). Wasserman studied at the Chicago Art Instit...
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Late 20th Century Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Fruit Seller, Woman, Drawing, Ink on paper by Modern Indian Artist "In Stock"
By Badri Narayan
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Badri Narayan - Fruit Seller - 5.5 x 7.5 inches ( unframed size) Drawing, Ink on paper Inclusive of shipment in ready to hang form. Style : The artist’s paintings are narrative, and...
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Late 20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Still Life of Fruit - Modern British watercolour by John Sergeant
By John Sergeant
Located in London, GB
JOHN SERGEANT (1937-2010) Still Life of Fruit in a Bowl Watercolour, unframed 16.5 by 24 cm., 6 ½ by 9 ½ in. (mount size 33 by 39 cm., 13 by 15 ¼ in.) Sergeant was born in London...
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Late 20th Century Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Mid Century Modern Fruit Basket with Plate Still-Life
By Mary Reeves
Located in Soquel, CA
Mid century modern still life of fruit basket and cobalt blue plate with rich, velvety surface treatment done in oil pastel by Mary Reeves (American, 20th Century). Signed and dated ...
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1950s American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Oil Pastel

Mid Century Modern Still Life Table w/ Wine & Fruit Watercolor by Fermatta
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid Century Modern Still Life Table w/ Wine & Fruit Watercolor by Fermatta Classic 1950s still life watercolor painting. Signed in the lower right corner. Housed in a simple oak fr...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Fruit in a Green Tazza - Still Life Drawing by Modern British Artist
By John Sergeant
Located in London, GB
JOHN SERGEANT (1937-2010) Apples and Oranges in a Green Tazza Watercolour and pen and ink, unframed, in conservation mount 21.5 by 20 cm., 8 ½ by 8 in. (mount size 38 by 35 cm., ...
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Late 20th Century Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Watercolor

Flower Bouquet with Fruit Still Life
By Les Anderson
Located in Soquel, CA
Vibrant flower bouquet with fruit still life by Les (Leslie Luverne) Anderson (American, 1928-2009). From the estate of Les Anderson in Monterey, California. Signed "Les Anderson" lo...
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1980s American Modern Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Untitled No. 26 (Modern Black & Grey Abstract Fruit Drawing in Black Frame)
By Ralph Stout
Located in Hudson, NY
Vertical charcoal drawing on Arches paper 18 x 13 inches unframed 25 x 20 inches in black metal frame with AR non-glare glass & 8-ply mat This contemporary, abstract charcoal drawin...
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Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

[untitled] Street Scene with Fruit Vendor.
By Emilio Sanchez
Located in New York, NY
Emilio Sanchez (1921-1999) created [untitled] “STREET SCENE WITH FRUIT VENDOR” in circa 1950. This unsigned watercolor and came to us directly from the Sanchez estate. It is stampe...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Graphite

Fruit Tree - Charcoal on Paper by A. Mérodack-Jeanneau
By Alexis Mérodack-Jeanneau
Located in Roma, IT
Fruit Tree is an interesting charcoal drawing on ivory paper realized by Alexis Mérodack-Jeanneau in the early 20th century. Stamp of the artist's atelier on the lower right corner ...
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Late 19th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal

  • Fruit Tree - Charcoal on Paper by A. Mérodack-Jeanneau
  • Fruit Tree - Charcoal on Paper by A. Mérodack-Jeanneau
  • Fruit Tree - Charcoal on Paper by A. Mérodack-Jeanneau
  • Fruit Tree - Charcoal on Paper by A. Mérodack-Jeanneau
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The Fruit Seller - Tall original ink and charcoals drawing, Handsigned
By Miguel Conde
Located in Paris, FR
Miguel CONDE (1939-) The fruit seller, 1998 Original ink drawing with charcoal enhancement Signed bottom left On heavy tinted vellum 79 x 60 cm (c. 32 x 26 in) Excellent condition
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1990s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Charcoal

Illustration for the Fruit of Destiny with a Beggar, Ink on Paper "In Stock"
By Badri Narayan
Located in Kolkata, West Bengal
Badri Narayan - Illustration for the Fruit of Destiny with a Beggar - 7.25 x 8.5 inches ( unframed size) Ink on paper Inclusive of shipment in ready to hang form. Style : The artist...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Fruit Basket - Original Pencil by Serge Fontinsky - Mid-20th Century
By Serge Fontinsky
Located in Roma, IT
Fruit basket is an original sketch pencil drawing realized by Serge Fontinsky (1887-1971) in the half of the 20th Century. Good conditions, minor cosmetic wear. Hand-signed on the...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

'Fruit Still Life' original watercolor and gouache on board, signed Yolanda
Located in Milwaukee, WI
Though signed "Yolanda," the artist of this gouache and watercolor painting is unknown. The still life, contained and symmetrical, is dominated by the form of a pear. On either side,...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache, Board

Still Life 2: Modern, Naive Style Still Life Oil Painting of Fruit & Figurine
By Darshan Russell
Located in Hudson, NY
Naive style still life painting of fruit and a figurine on a maroon background Oil on canvas 9 x 12 inches unframed Signed lower left This modern, abstracted naive style still life...
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2010s Folk Art Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Still Life 2: Modern, Naive Style Still Life Oil Painting of Fruit & Vase
By Darshan Russell
Located in Hudson, NY
Naive style still life painting of colorful fruit and a brown vase on a grey background Oil on canvas 9 x 12 inches unframed Signed lower left This modern, abstracted naive style s...
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2010s Folk Art Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Pears (Impressionistic Fruit Still Life Painting of Chartreuse Yellow Pears)
By Dale Payson
Located in Hudson, NY
Impressionist style still life painting on canvas of five chartreuse yellow pears oil on canvas 20 x 20 inches White painted sides Signed, lower right This luscious fruit still li...
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2010s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Panel

Pears II (Impressionistic Fruit Still Life Painting of Chartreuse Yellow Pears)
By Dale Payson
Located in Hudson, NY
Impressionist style still life painting on canvas of five chartreuse yellow pears oil on board 20 x 20 inches White painted sidesSigned, lower right This luscious fruit still life...
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2010s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Panel

Limes (Impressionistic Still Life Painting of Green Fruit on Yellow Tablecloth)
By Dale Payson
Located in Hudson, NY
Impressionist style still life painting on canvas of green limes on yellow tablecloth oil on canvas 36 x 36 inches Pale yellow painted sides Signed, lower right This luscious fru...
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2010s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Panel, Canvas, Oil

Roman Bust with Fruit
By Stanley Murray Edwards
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Framed oil on canvas, signed and dated lower right. Stanley Edwards approached his painting with an aesthetic sense unlike many of his contemporaries, born of his talents in the fiel...
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1930s American Modern Still-life Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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