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Shell 3 , Oil Painting
By Gregory Block
Located in Denver, CO
Gregory Block's "Shell 3" is an oil on board created in 2020 depicting a shell floating above glistening waves. About the artist: Gregory was born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 19...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Shell 2 , Oil Painting
By Gregory Block
Located in Denver, CO
Gregory Block's "Shell 2" is an oil on board created in 2020 depicting a shell floating above glistening waves. About the artist: Gregory was born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 19...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Counting Sea Shells, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Steven Miller
Located in Yardley, PA
Abstract inspired by natural elements and the sea. My abstract paintings are all about creating excitement for the viewer through concentrated exploration. Each painting is inspired ...
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Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil

"Clam Shells and Their Shadows" Oil Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Emma Hirst (US based) "Clam Shells and Their Shadows" is an oil painting that depicts an interior still life with six clam shells laid out on a white surface with their long cast sha...
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2010s Photorealist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Shell Game #12, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Sylvia Shanahan
Located in Yardley, PA
More in a series of intimate portraits of my favorite shells found on Indian Rocks Beach, Florida. :: Painting :: Impressionist :: This piece comes with an official certificate of au...
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2010s Impressionist Paintings

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Oil

Shells - Contemporary Figurative Oil Painting, Still life, Muted Colors, Realism
By Zbigniew Wozniak
Located in Warsaw, PL
ZBIGNIEW WOZNIAK (b. 1952) Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw, at the Department of Glass and Ceramics. He is involved in painting, graphics and artistic glass design. He...
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2010s Realist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

“Water Bubbles”, Sea Shells under Blue Transparent Veil, Symbolist Oil Painting
By Andrée Bars
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
This oil painting by Andrée Bars represents the sea symbolized by the blue veil which covers the shells. The artist gave this light fabric a shape reminiscent of "the wave" of "Hokus...
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2010s Symbolist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Composition with Two Shells - Original Still Life Oil Painting on Panel
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
The simplicity of "Composition with Two Shells" is deceptive. The left cowrie shell is a specimen dating back 70 million years, the one one the right is a contemporary, revealing th...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Signed Mario Marcucci Abstract still life Shell Painting 1960s oil canvas
Located in Florence, IT
This abstract still life with sea shell (oil on canvas, 22 x 25 cm without frame), is signed "M. Marcucci" on the bottom right corner. Mario Marcucci is a painter born on the Tuscan...
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1960s Post-Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

SEA SHELLS ON THE SEA SHORE II, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Peter Goodhall
Located in Yardley, PA
This original oil painting is painted in a slightly loose style and so really sits somewhere between impressionism and realism. The shallow water pushes gently towards the sand in s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Paintings

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Oil

Nautilus Shell fig and bottle - modern artwork painting realism oil still life
By Matt Curtis
Located in London, Chelsea
The original oil painting by Matt Curtis is framed, stringed and ready to be displayed. Matt Curtis was born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire in 1969 and having a father in the Royal Nav...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Board

American oil painting, Still life of Sea Shells Late 20th Century
Located in Southport, CT
American Still life of Sea Shells A totally unique scene of seashells and objects painted Late 20th Century by an American Painter. Original driftwood influenced frame and in com...
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1940s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Shell (3) - 21st Century Hyper Realistic Still-life painting of a Shell
By Bart Koning
Located in Nuenen, Noord Brabant
This painting is made by Dutch artist Bart Koning who lives and works in Krefeld, Germany. Incredibly clever how the originally Dutch Bart Koning knows how to make all subjects his...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Shell - 21st Century Hyper Realistic Still-life painting of a Shell
By Bart Koning
Located in Nuenen, Noord Brabant
This painting is made by Dutch artist Bart Koning who lives and works in Krefeld, Germany. Incredibly clever how the originally Dutch Bart Koning knows how to make all subjects his...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Wood Panel, Oil

Shell (2) - 21st Century Hyper Realistic Still-life painting of a Shell
By Bart Koning
Located in Nuenen, Noord Brabant
This painting is made by Dutch artist Bart Koning who lives and works in Krefeld, Germany. Incredibly clever how the originally Dutch Bart Koning knows how to make all subjects his...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Shell Reflections - 2020, oil on canvas
Located in Burlingame, CA
'Shell Reflections' a highly collectable 36 x 60 inch oil on canvas painting by Internationally acclaimed American Realist James Torlakson, framed in a contemporary museum quality cl...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Listen, Shell, oil painting on copper, Style of Realism, Florence, Sound of Sea
Located in Houston, TX
Listen is inspired by the moment you put your ear to a shell and hear the sound f the sea. If you are silent and close your eyes and believe, you may hear it. The Painting is experi...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Copper

Still Life of Nautilus Shell and Pots - British 20's art still life oil painting
By Edward Joseph Head
Located in London, GB
This attractive British Still Life oil painting is by exhibited artist Edward Joseph Head. Painted circa 1920, it is a composition of a beautiful nautilus shell with a brass coloured...
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1920s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Patricia Lomax (b.1934) - Signed Contemporary Oil, Abstract Shells
Located in Corsham, GB
A very fine expressionist composition by the British artist Patricia Lomax. Much of her work is derived from the landscape around her, and this vivid composition is inspired by objec...
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21st Century and Contemporary Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Arcanum" - shell painting - skyscape - realism - Georgia O'Keeffe
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Arcanum" is an oil painting featuring hues of orange, blue, grey and yellow. Jim Wise is inspired by the works of Georgia O'Keeffe, Rene Magritte, James Rosenquist, Ed Ruscha and 17...
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2010s American Realist Still-life Paintings

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Panel, Oil

Shell
By Nikos Kanarelis
Located in New York, NY
Shell, 2015 Oil and Mixed media on panel 19 x 27 cm Nikos Kanarelis was born in Athens, Greece in 1975 where he now lives and works. Βetween 1999 and 2004 he studied at the pain...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Shell
H 7.49 in. W 10.63 in.
Shell Creek
By Bruce Everett
Located in Westport, CT
Bruce Everett's medium to large scale landscape paintings of Southern California and the Central Coast are characterized by dramatic light with raking shadows, unusual vantage points...
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2010s American Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

"Charlie's House" - large scale shell painting - beach - Georgia O'Keeffe
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Charlie's House" is a large scale oil painting featuring hues of orange, tan, pink and yellow. Jim Wise is inspired by the works of Georgia O'Keeffe, Rene Magritte, James Rosenquist...
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2010s Realist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Woman with Shell - Original Oil on Board by Alice Frey - 1960s
By Alice Frey
Located in Roma, IT
Woman with Shell is an original mixed colored artwork realized by Alice Frey in the 1960s. Colored oil painting on board. The artwork represents a nude woman with a shell in her ha...
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1960s Contemporary Nude Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Welk" - shell painting, still life, realism - Georgia O'Keeffe
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Welk" is an oil painting featuring hues of orange, pink, yellow and grey. Jim Wise is inspired by the works of Georgia O'Keeffe, Rene Magritte, James Rosenquist, Ed Ruscha and 17th...
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2010s American Realist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Contemporary Still Life painting 'Pink Shell' by Mark Lijftogt
By Mark Lijftogt
Located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Lijftogt was born in Amsterdam and at the age of 19 decided to pursue his creative path. He would spend every day for several years in the Museums of Amsterdam studying the old maste...
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21st Century and Contemporary Photorealist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Shell
By Miguel Padura
Located in Miami, FL
My work has always been committed to the realistic representation of the natural world, still lifes, the landscape, and human figure. However, my realism is not just straightforward ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Paintings

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Oil, Board

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H 20 in. W 16 in.
Shell and Grapes
Located in Denver, CO
Scott Royston's "Shallots" is an original, handmade still life oil painting.
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21st Century and Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Clams #12 (Contemporary Miniature Realist Still Life Painting of Shells)
By Matthew Hopkins
Located in Hudson, NY
"Clams #12" By Matthew Hopkins, 2021 Oil on panel 5x5" 8.5x8.5 inches framed Matthew Hopkins corrals commonplace, household objects as the subject of his charming, often miniature ...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Clams #10 (Contemporary Realist Mini Still Life Painting of Shell)
By Matthew Hopkins
Located in Hudson, NY
"Clams #10" By Matthew Hopkins, 2021 Oil on panel 5x5" 8.5x8.5 inches framed Matthew Hopkins corrals commonplace, household objects as the subject of his charming, often miniature ...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Rockaway Shell
Located in Burlingame, CA
Rockaway Shell - an iconic American painting depicting a Shell Gasoline Station by James Torlakson who is known for his photorealist oil paintings, watercolors and aquatint intaglio ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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H 24 in. W 30 in. D 2 in.
Clams #2 (Contemporary Realist Still Life Oil of Shells with Gold Leaf, Framed)
By Matthew Hopkins
Located in Hudson, NY
"Clams #2" By Matthew Hopkins, 2021 Oil on panel 5x5" 8.5x8.5 inches framed Matthew Hopkins corrals commonplace, household objects as the subject of his charming, often miniature d...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Shell Collector
By Catherine McCarthy
Located in Lincoln, MA
Evoking a centuries-past sensibility, Catherine McCarthy's passionately rendered yet lyrical images form enigmatic art works that are rich with metaphorical allusions to the artist's...
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21st Century and Contemporary Paintings

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Oil

Haitian Shell
By Barnaby Fitzgerald
Located in Dallas, TX
A professor of painting at Southern Methodist University since 1984, Barnaby Fitzgerald spent his childhood in Italy where he earned a printmaking degree in Urbino. He received a BFA...
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2010s Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

E.M. Thompson - Framed 20th Century Oil, Still Life with Sea Shells
Located in Corsham, GB
A very fine still life study depicting a large jug and a bowl of seashells. The artist has wonderfully captured the light from above as it reflects off the ornaments. Well presented ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Nº315 Stirling Moss & Harry Shell Le Mans 1957 Maseratti orig. acrylic painting
By Alex Balaguer
Located in CORAL GABLES - MIAMI, FL
BALAGUER , Alex ( Barcelona 1968 ) During early childhood, Àlex Balaguer began to sketch motorcars symbolic of Maranello’s trademark vehicle. Self-taught in the art world, Balaguer d...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Broken Shells and Torso
By Jan Matulka
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Signed upper right; estate stamped on verso Handsome still life painted by Jan Matulka, of whose work New York Times's Ken Johnson described as "robustly painted in a style that loo...
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1930s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Still Life with Shell
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Kuzina is a recent graduate from the famed Ilya Repin State Academy of Painting, Art and Architecture in St. Petersburg, Russia.
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2010s Expressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

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H 13.75 in. W 13.75 in. D 2 in.
Clams #20 (Contemporary Realist Still Life in Oil of Clam Shell, Gold Leaf)
By Matthew Hopkins
Located in Hudson, NY
"Clams #20" By Matthew Hopkins, 2021 Oil on panel 6x8 inches 9.5x11.5 inches framed Matthew Hopkins corrals commonplace, household objects as the subject of his charming, often min...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Still life with Shell
By Constantin Font
Located in Pasadena, CA
Constantin Font, born January 11, 1890 in Auch (Gers) and died in 1954 in Paris, is a French artist, painter of genre, nudes, landscapes, orientalist, sculptor and engraver. Outstand...
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1950s Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil

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H 25.2 in. W 28.35 in. D 1.97 in.
Found objects - 21st Century Contemporary Still-life painting with Shells
By Erik Zwaga
Located in Nuenen, Noord Brabant
This still-life is made by Dutch painter Erik Zwaga. The painter started in the style of the romantic school, Erik Zwaga began to search more and more for his own visual language...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Wood Panel

Clams #19 (Contemporary Realist Still Life Painting of Shells with Gold Leaf)
By Matthew Hopkins
Located in Hudson, NY
"Clams #19" By Matthew Hopkins, 2021 Oil on panel 6x8 inches 9.5x11.5 inches framed Matthew Hopkins corrals commonplace, household objects as the subject of his charming, often min...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

Clams #18 (Contemporary Realist Still Life Painting of Shells with Gold Leaf)
By Matthew Hopkins
Located in Hudson, NY
"Clams #18" By Matthew Hopkins, 2021 Oil on panel 6x8 inches 9.5x11.5 inches framed Matthew Hopkins corrals commonplace, household objects as the subject of his charming, often min...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Bottle and Shell
By Vera Barnett
Located in Dallas, TX
Vera Barnett is best known for creating elements of her composition—by sewing and painting plastic, building objects with cardboard and tape, and assembling found objects—then settin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Beach Series (Looking for Shells)
By Steve Cohen
Located in Westport, CT
Represented by George Billis Gallery in CT, Steve's spontaneous small works are done on site with various locations of the Jersey Shore, Florida and Maine.
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2010s Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Still-Life with Shell Cup & Venetian Glass - 21st Century Contemporary Oil Paint
By Cornelis Le Mair
Located in Nuenen, Noord Brabant
Cornelis le Mair (Eindhoven, July 3rd 1944) is a Dutch painter. This Romantic painter is famous because of his 17th century paintings. As a child, Le Mair already developed a talent ...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Young Girl with Shell Necklace
By Jane Smaldone
Located in Lincoln, MA
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Oil, Linen

Sea Shells On The Beach
By Zbigniew Kopania
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Sea shells on the beach oil on canvas. Zbigniew Kopania, artist painter, cinematographer, born December 21, 1949, in Łódź Poland. Kopania style of paintings characterized by very hig...
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2010s Realist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Shell and Wishbone
By Barnaby Fitzgerald
Located in Dallas, TX
A professor of painting at Southern Methodist University since 1984, Barnaby Fitzgerald spent his childhood in Italy where he earned a printmaking degree in Urbino. He received a BFA...
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2010s Contemporary Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Island Woman with Conch Shell
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful Island nude holding a conch shell painted with oil paint on brown velvet canvas by New Zealand artist Kase Jackson (1926-2002). Signed "Kase Aotearoa" lower left. Displayed...
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1960s Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Fabric, Oil

Shell Can and Nautilus
Located in Woodbury, CT
Oil on canvas, signed and dated 2010. French handmade wooden Delf frame, pale cream patina with silver leaf inset and medallions. Unframed size: 27.5 inches high x 25.75 inches wide....
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Still-Life With Shells
By Sergei Kovalenko
Located in Sofia, BG
"Still-Life With Shells" is a still-life painting by the impressionist Sergei Kovalenko. Dear art lovers, if you like the art of maestro Sergei Kovalenko please click the link to f...
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2010s Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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H 23.63 in. W 31.5 in. D 0.79 in.
Three Shells, realistic still life sea shell subtle grey, tan composition
By Douglas Newton
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A still life painting of three sea shells from my collection. They are softly lit from the left, and painted from life in painterly realism.
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2010s American Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Shells, Butterflies, and Flowers
By Jeffrey Ripple
Located in New York, NY
Signed and dated (at lower right): J. Ripple 2018
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Still Life with Shell
By Willard Dixon
Located in Burlingame, CA
Old bottles with shell still life composition from American realist painter, Willard Dixon, who says "the charm of Still Life painting for the artist lies in the ability to manipulat...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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H 22 in. W 20 in. D 1.5 in.
Aqua Bailer Shell - Single Bailer Sea Shell on Brown Table w/ Watered Backdrop
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
The simplicity of "Aqua Bailer Shell" is deceptive. The upturned pale yellow shell has a beautiful light emanating from its center revealing the delicacy of the shell. It sits upon...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Bailer Shell - Single Bailer Sea Shell on Brown Table w/ Green Watered Backdrop
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
The simplicity of "Bailer Shell" is deceptive. The upturned pale yellow shell sits upon a deep, rich brown table. The shell's reflection is seen in the highly polished surface. The...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Panel

The Butterfly and the Shell
By Stephanie London
Located in New York, NY
oil on linen
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2010s Romantic Still-life Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Still Life with Angel Wing Shells - Shell Collection w/ 23K Gold Leaf Backdrop
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
Gorgeous hand applied 23K gold leaf warms the background of this still life. A collection of seashells are gathered in a silver basket and spill onto the rich, reflective table. Th...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Gold Leaf

"An Oblation to Shells" Figurative Abstract
By Leslie Luverne Anderson
Located in Soquel, CA
A dymanic abstract expressionist painiting with geometric shapes in cool tones and two figures by Leslie Luverne Anderson (American, 1928-2009). Oil on masonite. Titled "An oblation ...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Masonite, Oil

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