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Modernist Still Life Painting with Cat
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
This Acrylic Modernist still-life on Canvas Painting depicts a gray Siamese cat seated on a
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Modernist Still Life Painting with Cat
Modernist Still Life Painting with Cat
H 24.5 in W 30.375 in D 1.75 in
Virginia Tillou Signed Antique American Female Modernist Still Life Oil Painting
By Virginia Tillou
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist still life painting by Virginia Tillou (1906 - 1995). Oil canvas. Housed in a
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1940s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid 20th Century French Signed Oil Cubist Modernist Still Life Fruit
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Cubist Modernist Still Life of Fruit in an Interior by Marguerite Lacroux (French/ Swiss 1898-1972
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Modernist Still Life Painting on Canvas
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Midcentury still life oil painting on canvas with a modern perspective depicting three vessels
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Mid-20th Century Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Modernist Still Life, Jewish Polish Artist
By Regina Mundlak
Located in Surfside, FL
published in 1901 were portraits; compared to later works they evidence a skilful but still somewhat
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Early 20th Century Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Board

Green Pepper - Late Modernist Still Life
By Arthur Meltzer
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Arthur Meltzer (American, 1893-1989) Green Pepper Oil on canvas, 12 x 22 inches; Framed: 19 x 29 inches Signed at lower left: “Arthur Meltzer” Frame is original and also by Arthur Me...
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Late 20th Century Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modernist Still Life Oil Painting on Canvas
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Classic still life genre re-invented over century is well represented here as a modernist contribution
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Mid-20th Century Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Modernist Still Life Oil Painting on Canvas
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Refined Mid Century Modernist oil painting on canvas of still life flowers and artist supplies
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Mid-20th Century Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil

'Apples and Cherry Blossoms', Modernist Still Life
By Sally Mack
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
paper. A vibrant, Post-Impressionist still-life showing branches of cherry-blossoms loosely arranged in
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1970s Post-Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Gouache, Paper

"Afternoon Daisies" - Modernist Still Life Original in Watercolor on Paper
Located in Soquel, CA
"Afternoon Daisies," Modernist Still Life Original in Watercolor on Paper Still life watercolor by
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20th Century Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Post Impressionist/ Modernist Still Life with Landscape oil
Located in Frome, Somerset
A fine still life with a landscape oil circa 1990's. Signed MW : Margaret Webb, the well exhibited
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1980s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Post Impressionist/ Modernist Still Life with Landscape oil
Post Impressionist/ Modernist Still Life with Landscape oil
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H 23.23 in W 26.78 in D 1.97 in
Large 20th Century French Modernist Still Life Flowers in Vase from Cannes
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French Modernist, signed verso Title: Cannes Medium: signed oil painting on
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20th Century Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Vintage Modernist Still Life of Tulips, American School, Oil on Canvas, 1956
Located in Baltimore, MD
pitcher, suggesting depth. That’s a lot of action packed into one modernist still life. Especially nice
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1950s American Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Tabletop Still Life, Modernist Still Life with Food, Flowers, and Wine
By Leon Kelly
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Tabletop Still Life" by Philadelphia born modernist and surrealist painter Leon Kelly, is a framed
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1930s American Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Board

Modernist Still Life Painting by Eugen Krstulović
By Eugen Krstulović
Located in Atlanta, GA
Modernist still life painting, entitled "Gladiole" by well listed artist Eugen Krstulovic (1912
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Vintage 1960s Croatian Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

'Modernist Still Life', Paris, Salon d Automne, Centre Pompidou, Budapest
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
substantial, mid-century modernist, oil still-life showing an assemblage of items on a table-top Born in
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1950s Modern 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
and played a significant role in Colorado’s art history. Known for painting and collage. Still life
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1950s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Canna Lilies" - Modernist Still Life in Oil on Artist's Board
Located in Soquel, CA
Bold and angular composition with cannas by Claire Weist (American, 1930-2014). Bright red flowers jump out from a saturated green background. Large leaves act as a background, cover...
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1970s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Illustration Board, Canvas

Museum Collected Modernist Still life by Long Island Artist Robert Archer
Located in Larchmont, NY
Robert P. Archer (American, 1905-?) Untitled (Still Life), 20th Century Oil on canvas 30 x 24 in
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20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Mid Century French modernist still life of Flowers in a vase
Located in Woodbury, CT
French mid-Century Flower painting with thick impasto brush or palette knife strokes. One notable artist known for their mid-20th-century flower paintings with impasto is Vincent va...
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1960s Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

MID 20TH CENTURY FRENCH MODERNIST STILL LIFE - FISH LEMON KITCHEN TABLE
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, mid 20th century, extensively inscribed Title: nature morte. Medium: oil painting on board, framed Size: framed: 15.5 x 19 painting:...
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Mid-20th Century Cubist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Large Modernist Still Life Oil on Board
Located in London, GB
A large modernist still life composition, dating to the late 20th century and painted in oil and
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Paintings

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Oil

Mid-Century Modernist Still Life Painting - Pears in a Bowl, Eric Cederberg
By Eric Cederberg
Located in Bristol, GB
still life painting in tempera, painted by the established Swedish artist Eric Cederberg (1897-1984
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Mid-20th Century Modern Still-life Paintings

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Board, Tempera

Abstract modernist still life and an interior, dinning table and with landscape
Located in Woodbury, CT
Wonderful English Abstract scene of an interior with still life, landscape and table top. William
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1970s Abstract Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Board

Abstract modernist still life and an interior, dinning table and with landscape
Located in Woodbury, CT
Wonderful English Abstract scene of an interior with still life, landscape and table top. William
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1970s Abstract Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Board

Modernist Still Life Flowers in Vase Oil Painting in Beautiful Florentine Frame
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Modern British, late 20th century/ early 21st century oil on board, framed framed: 27 x 23 inches board: 20 x 16 inches This came from a private collection of artworks, Surrey, Engla...
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20th Century Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Bengt Carlberg, Sweden, Pastel on Paper, Modernist Still Life
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Bengt Carlberg (1897-1967), Sweden. Pastel on paper. Modernist still life. Mid-20th century
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Modern Drawings

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Paper

Unknown Artist, Oil on Board, Modernist Still Life, the 1960s
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Unknown artist. Oil on board. Modernist still life. The 1960s. The board measures: 54 x 22 cm The
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Vintage 1960s Unknown Modern Paintings

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Other

Peder Rosenstand, Danish painter. Oil on canvas. Modernist still life.
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Peder Rosenstand, Danish painter. Oil on canvas. Modernist still life with a pitcher. Signed and
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Vintage 1970s Danish Modern Paintings

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Canvas

'Pastis and Peaches on a Lace Tablecloth', Prismatic Modernist Still Life
By Ramon Moscardo Fernandez
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
circa 1980. A substantial and scintillating, watercolor and gouache still-life comprising a bottle of
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1980s Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Lars V, Swedish Artist, Oil on Board, Modernist Still Life, Dated 1945
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Lars V. Swedish artist. Oil on board. Modernist still life. Dated 1945. The board measures: 57 x
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Modern Paintings

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Other

Kjell Högström (1930-2012), Swedish artist. Modernist still life. Mid-20th C.
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Kjell Högström (1930-2012) , Swedish artist. Modernist still life. Mid-20th century. Oil on canvas
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Ivan Franke, Swedish artist. Oil on canvas. Modernist still life with amaryllis.
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Ivan Franke, Swedish artist. Oil on canvas. Modernist still life with amaryllis. From the 1960s
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Purple Flowers French Modernist Still Life Signed painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
purple, violet and pink flowers still life oil on canvas, framed 16 x 12 inches framed 11 x 8 inches
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Late 20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Swedish artist. Oil on board. Modernist still life with a pitcher and lemon.
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Swedish artist, oil on board. Modernist still life with a pitcher and lemon. Colorful palette. In
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Modern Paintings

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Other

Modernist Still Life Painting on Canvas
By Arnold Weber
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Midcentury still life oil painting on canvas with a modern perspective depicting three vessels
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Antique American School Modernist Flower Still Life Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist still life painting. Oil and gouache on board, circa 1940. Housed in a
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1930s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American School Modernist Kitchen Table Flower Still Life Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Very nicely painted American school modernist still life. Oil on canvas. Framed. Signed.
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Early 2000s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vintage American Modernist Trompe L'Oeil Surreal Still Life Exhibited Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Amazing American modernist still life oil painting by Adrian Martinez (Born 1949) . Oil on canvas
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1960s Surrealist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Signed Surreal Flower Still Life Framed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist still life oil painting by William Sanderson (1905 - 1990). Oil on
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1940s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Antique American Modernist Cubist Still Life Marble Bust Sculpture Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist still life signed oil painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1940. Unframed
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1930s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Fruit Still Life Kitchen Table Apple Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist still life painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Housed in a period frame
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1940s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Modernist Cubist Still Life Abstract Original MCM Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist still life painting. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. No signature found
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1940s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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
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1960s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Modernist Still Life Oil Painting on Canvas
Located in Palm Beach, FL
still life genre re-invented over century is well represented here as a modernist contribution. Signed
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paint

Vintage Modernist Still Life Painting With Apples
Located in Seguin, TX
Vintage oil on linen abstract still life with apples and paper bag. Signed Dahlke lower right
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Linen, Paint

Modernist Still Life Painting by Bill Condon
Located in Denton, TX
Highly textured mixed media impressionist still life on board with giltwood frame. Bill Condon
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20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Wood, Giltwood, Paint

American School Super Realist Still Life Surreal Original Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist still life oil painting. Oil on canvas. Signed verso.
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1970s Photorealist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American Sparse Modern Expressionist Flower Still Life Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist still life painting. Oil on canvas. Image size, 18L x 24H.
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1940s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American School Fall Cat Still Life Framed Impressionist Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist still life with a cat. Oil on canvas. Framed. Signed.
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1940s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Large Antique Cubist Impressionist Flower Still Life Signed Oil Framed Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist still life oil painting. Oil on canvas. Framed. Signed.
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1930s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Orange Poppies in a Vase, Modernist Still Life in Watercolor on Paper
Located in Soquel, CA
Orange Poppies in a Vase, Modernist Still Life in Watercolor on Paper A vibrant watercolor still
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20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Antique American Mid Century Modern Kitchen Still Life Original OilPainting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage modernist still life painting. Oil on canvas. Housed in a period frame. Image size, 14L x
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1940s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Large French Modernist Signed Oil Red Apples Green Background Kettle Still Life
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Christof Gracieuse, signed and dated 1979 Title: 'Modernist Still life with teapot
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1970s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

'Still Life With a Basket of Fruit', California Woman Artist
By Lorraine Laubender
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
1960. Vintage art exhibition label verso. A vibrant Modernist still-life by this listed Los Angeles
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1960s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

1940 Modernist Still Life with Flowers, Framed Floral Oil Painting, Red Yellow
By John Edward Thompson
Located in Denver, CO
An original modernist still life oil painting by John E. Thompson (1882-1945), table is draped in
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1940s American Modern Interior Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Mid 20th Century French Modernist Still Life of Objects
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"Still Life" by Geneviève Zondervan (French 1922-2013) oil painting on board, stamped verso board
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Late 20th Century Surrealist Interior Paintings

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Oil

Watermelons & Fruit Large Modernist Still Life Painting Spanish Artist
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
. The second half of her life was dedicated to painting, exercising a luminous, varied and nostalgic
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Late 20th Century Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Untitled (Still Life)
Located in Chicago, IL
A colorful Modernist, still-life painting of fruit by New Jersey artist Israel Winarsky. This work
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1950s American Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Modernist Still Life Oil Painting on Canvas by Enid Munroe
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Refined Mid-Century Modernist oil painting on canvas of still life flowers and artist supplies
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Modernist Still Life For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact modernist still life you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. There are many Modern, Abstract and Post-Impressionist versions of these works for sale. Finding the perfect modernist still life may mean sifting through those created during different time periods — you can find an early version that dates to the 19th Century and a newer variation that were made as recently as the 21st Century. When looking for the right modernist still life for your space, you can search on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of brown, gray, black and blue. Finding an appealing modernist still life — no matter the origin — is easy, but Norman Baasch, Sven Lukin, Judith Shahn, Barry Johnson and Sir Jacob Epstein each produced popular versions that are worth a look. Frequently made by artists working in paint, oil paint and fabric, these artworks are unique and have attracted attention over the years.

How Much is a Modernist Still Life?

The average selling price for a modernist still life we offer is $1,295, while they’re typically $99 on the low end and $20,000 for the highest priced.
Questions About Modernist Still Life
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    A still life is a type of painting or drawing portraying an arrangement of different objects. Typically, these subjects include fruit, flowers, dining ware, and glassware.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Dutch still life paintings are painted works of art depicting everyday objects that were produced in the Netherlands during the 16th and 17th centuries. Although the pictured items are realistic, they tend to have symbolic meanings. On 1stDibs, shop a selection of Dutch still life paintings.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Pronkstilleven is a type of still life that was developed in the 1640s by Flemish artists. Rather than traditional still-life paintings, these emphasized abundances and various objects considered to be part of a luxurious life such as fruits, flowers and wild game. On 1stDibs, find a variety of original artwork from top artists.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    A still- life painting depicts inanimate, everyday objects.

  • Lilac Gallery Ltd.March 17, 2021
    A 'Still Life' image refers to a work of art where the main subject usually portrays an intimate interior scene showing natural objects like food, flowers, dead animals, plants, rocks, shells, etc. or man-made objects like drinking glasses, books, vases, jewelry, coins, pipes, etc. which are mostly arranged on top of a flat surface like a table or mantel.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Whether or not still life art is realism depends on the piece. Dutch still lifes produced during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries are examples of a realistic style. Impressionist and Expressionist still lifes from the late 19th and early 20th centuries are not realistic. Shop a variety of still life art on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Although still lifes occur in ancient murals, Jacopo de’Barbari is considered to have painted the first still life, in 1504.

  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    The subject of a portrait is typically a person; the subject of a still life consists predominantly of inanimate objects.

  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Most people considered the nationality of the still life technique to be Dutch. This is because Realist still life painting originated in Holland in the 16h century. However, artists from other parts of the world also work in the genre. On 1stDibs, shop a range of still life paintings.
  • La ChrysomeleFebruary 23, 2021
    A still life painting portrays inanimate subjects of small to medium size : a bouquet, a cup of fruits, cooking utensils, a set of keys, etc.
    Glenn Green Galleries
    Glenn Green GalleriesFebruary 24, 2021
    A still-life painting is typically a group of arranged objects in an intimate setting. The term comes from the Dutch word "stilleven".
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    In his work Still Life with Fuji Chrysanthemums, Tom Wesselmann used well-defined contour lines to depict flowers, fruit and other household objects. The American Pop artist made the piece of laser-cut steel and designed it to hang on the wall like a canvas painting. Shop a variety of Tom Wesselmann art on 1stDibs.