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British Still life Flowers and Fruit Signed Oil
By Arthur Pass
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Still Life Flowers and Fruit, Signed Oil Painting Signed by British artist 'Arthur Pass' C.1993 signed, oil painting on board framed Painting framed H24.5 x W21 inches Elegant stil...
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Late 20th Century Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

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Still Life with Fruit & Flowers
By André Gisson
Located in Milford, NH
A fine still life painting with fruit and flowers by André (Gittleson) Gisson (1921-2003). Gisson, born Anders Gittleson in Brooklyn, NY, graduated from the Pratt Institute and was ...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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H 32.5 in. W 38.5 in. D 1.5 in.
Fruit and Flowers Still Life Interior Painting
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
#5-3421 A fruit and flowers still life painting, oil on canvas displayed in a black-gilt trim wood frame.Signed lower left by Bounduelle
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1950s Still-life Paintings

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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

SUPERB SPANISH SIGNED OIL - WATERMELON WITH FRUIT & FLOWERS STILL LIFE PAINTING
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Spanish School, signed and dated verso Title: Still Life with fruit and flowers Medium: oil painting, on canvas, framed. Size: frame: 30 x 26 inches ...
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Mid-20th Century Cubist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Beautiful French Still Life Oil Painting Flowers Fruit & Hat Deep Colors
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The Favourite Hat by S. Lenormand (French 20th century) signed to the front and back, titled and dated 1992 oil painting on canvas, framed canvas: 25.5 x 31.75 inches framed: 31.75 x...
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Late 20th Century Post-Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Still Life with Fruit and Flowers
Located in New Orleans, LA
A lovely still vintage Impressionist still life that is almost all the way to abstraction, with the color passages around the fruit and flowers gently blending into one another. Come...
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1950s Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Still Life of Fruit and Flowers
Located in Chicago, IL
This impressionist still life by French painter Léon Garraud depicts a table set with a plate of peaches and a vase of pink peonies and delicate white flowers. The warm palette of or...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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H 37.75 in. W 24.75 in. D 1.25 in.
Still Life of Fruit and Flowers
By Nicolai Cikovsky
Located in Missouri, MO
This is a beautiful impressionist still life by the great Russian artist, Nicolai Cikovsky. Canvas Size: 20 x 30 inches Framed Size: approx 24.5 x 34.5 Signed Lower Right Landscape...
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1950s Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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

Impressionistic Still Life With Fruit And Flowers
By William Michaut
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Still Life With Fruit And Flowers Size:29x36 framed 37x45 William Michaut French artist is born in 1947, known for the impressionistic style still life oil paintings. ​Studied at t...
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1990s Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century pair of still life oil paintings of fruit and flowers
By Oliver Clare
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
***PLEASE NOTE: EACH PAINTING INCLUDING THE FRAME MEASURES 13 INCHES X 16 INCHES*** Oliver Clare British, (1853-1927) Still Life of Fruit & Still Life of Flowers Oil on canvas, pair...
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19th Century Victorian Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Still Life with Fruit and Flowers
By Henriette Amiard Oberteuffer
Located in Concord, MA
HENRIETTE AMIARD OBERTEUFFER (1878-1962) Still Life with Fruit and Flowers, n.d. Oil on canvas 29 x 24 inches Signed at lower right: H. Amiard. Oberteuffer Period frame Henr...
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1910s American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Still life painting of fruit and flowers by Eugène Boudin
By Eugène Louis Boudin
Located in London, GB
Still life painting of fruit and flowers by Eugène Boudin French, 1869 Canvas: Height 90cm, width 80cm This very fine still life painting is by the French artist Eugène Boudin. Boud...
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1860s Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century still life oil painting of fruit & flowers in a basket
By Edward Ladell
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Edward Ladell British, (1821–1886) Still Life of Fruit & Flowers in a Basket Oil on canvas, signed with monogram Image size: 13.5 inches x 11.75 inches Size including frame: 20.75 i...
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19th Century Victorian Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Fleurs & Fruit - Post Impressionist Oil, Still Life Flowers - Georges D'Espagnat
By Georges d'Espagnat
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A beautifully painted oil on canvas circa 1920 by French post impressionist painter Georges D'Espagnat. The piece depicts a still life scene. To the right a white ceramic vase is fil...
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1920s Post-Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Fruit & Flowers - Post Impressionist Oil, Still Life in Interior- F Smith
By Francis Smith
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
"Nature Morte" A wonderful oil on canvas circa 1930 by Portuguese post impressionist painter Francis Smith. The piece depicts a still life scene with a vase of red and white flowers ...
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1930s Post-Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

STILL LIFE OF FLOWERS AND FRUIT - Italian School - Oil on Canvas Italy Painting
By Maximilian Ciccone
Located in Napoli, IT
Still life of Flowers and Fruit - Maximilian Ciccone Italia 2002 - Oil on canvas cm.60x90. Gold leaf gilded wooden available on request. This oil on canvas painting is an incredibl...
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Early 2000s Old Masters Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

STILL LIFE WITH FLOWER FRUIT AND BIRDS - Oil on canvas Italy Alfredo Mayeux
Located in Napoli, IT
Oil painting on canvas - Composition of flowers in a metal vase with fruit, and landscape in the background - Alfredo Mayeux; early XX century.
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Mid-20th Century Old Masters Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Flowers & Fruit - Post Impressionist Oil, Still Life by Georges D'Espagnat
By Georges d'Espagnat
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A wonderful still life oil on canvas circa 1920 by French painter Georges d'Espagnat. The piece depicts vases of flowers, a blue and a red teapot and a plate of fruit on a table in a...
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1920s Post-Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Still Life with Flowers, Fruit and Pumpkins, XVIIth - XVIIIth century
Located in Milan, IT
Oil painting on canvas. Lombard school of the late 17th-early 18th century. The rich composition offers a large bouquet of colorful flowers in an embossed vase, next to two large pum...
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Late 17th Century Other Art Style Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Bela Balogh (1909-1980) - 20th Century Oil, Still Life with Fruit and Flowers
Located in Corsham, GB
A fine and accomplished oil painting by Hungarian artist Bela Balogh, depicting a still life scene with fruit in a silver bowl, roses in a vase behind, a wine ewer and a silver goble...
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21st Century and Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Pair of 19th Century still life oil paintings of fruit & birds nest with flowers
By Oliver Clare
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
**PLEASE NOTE: EACH PAINTING INCLUDING THE FRAME MEASURES 20.5 INCHES X 17.5 INCHES** Oliver Clare British, (1853-1927) Still Life of Fruit & Still Life of Bird’s Nest with Flowers ...
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19th Century Victorian Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Still Life with Flowers, Fruit and Goldfinch, 17th century
Located in Milan, IT
Oil painting on canvas. In the beautiful composition you can see, resting on an inlaid wooden sideboard, a basket full of cherries, some of which are scattered on the top, and a plat...
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17th Century Other Art Style Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Torcello Postcard, Still Life with Fruit Bowls and Flowers, Figure and Trees
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
In this light and airy, inviting scene, a still life arrangement of peach flowers in a pink and white patterned vase next to a painted fruit bowl and blue patterned tea cup allude to...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

'Still Life with Fruit and Flowers', Paris, Tokyo, London, Copenhagen Academy
By Ib Eisner
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'Ib Eisner' (Danish, 1925-2003) and dated, lower right, 1953. Displayed in a period, carved gilt-wood frame. Framed dimensions: 19 x 21.5 x 1.5 inches. A lyrical...
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1950s Post-Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Board, Canvas

"Still Life with Flowers and Fruit Bowl Howard Hughes VP Huges internation Tool
By F. W. Ayers
Located in San Antonio, TX
F. W. Ayers (Fred) "Still Life with Flowers and Fruit Bowl, 1939" (1884-1966) Houston Artist Image Size: 30 x 24 Frame Size: 34.5 x 28.5 Medium: oil "Still Life with Flowers and Fru...
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1930s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Oval French 19th century Antique still life of fruit and flowers in a landscape.
By Pierre Camille Gontier
Located in Woodbury, CT
Wonderful and decorative 19th century French still life of flowers and fruit on a marble ledge in a landscape. The artist was born 1840 in Paris. He was a known Painter of Still-l...
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1860s Victorian Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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

Flower Still Life with fruit and glas of wine - Thomas Heesakkers - Romantic
Located in Nuenen, Noord Brabant
Born on September 12, 1946 in the Brabant countryside in the Netherlands, Heesakkers has established himself as a very gifted flower and still life painter. After four years at the a...
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1990s Romantic Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Scope Of Andrea Scacciati, composition With Flowers And Fruit
Located in Milan, IT
Oil on canvas. It is a rich flower composition, presented in an embossed metal vase, with some fruit at its feet (figs, peaches, cherries). From the Tuscany area, the piece reminds o...
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17th Century Other Art Style Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Silver vase with flowers, fruit tray and clock by Adeodato Zuccati
Located in PARIS, FR
This unpublished composition is a recent addition to Adeodato Zuccati’s catalog. The study of this painting by Gianluca Bocchi, an Italian art historian specializing in Italian still...
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Late 17th Century Old Masters Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Still Life With Hydrangea Flower and Fruit, Painting, Oil on Canvas
By Helene Halstuch
Located in Yardley, PA
Old pottery with white hydrangea bloom and fruit on colorful fabric. :: Painting :: Contemporary :: This piece comes with an official certificate of authenticity signed by the artist...
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2010s Contemporary Paintings

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Oil

Vibrant Bouquet of Flowers, StIll Life of Fruit, Oil Painting Findlay Label
By Mikhail Kokin
Located in Surfside, FL
Titled; Composition with Peonies. Artwork depicts a bouquet of flowers in a vase with fruit on a plate. Provenance: Wally Findlay Galleries. Bears original label and price tag. Sig...
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20th Century Post-Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Huge 19th Century Italian Classical Still Life Ornamental Birds Fruit & Flowers
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Ornamental Still Life with fruit, flowers and birds Italian School, 19th century oil painting on canvas, unframed size: 31.5 x 47 inches condition: relined canvas and in very good an...
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19th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

English Interior Still-life of Teapot, table and chair, fruit and flowers 1950s
By Jack Griffin
Located in Woodbury, CT
An interesting and colourful classic 1950s English Interior. Jack Griffin was an English painter of interiors, landscapes and riverside scenes. He mostly painted in England, but was ...
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1950s Post-War Interior Paintings

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Oil

Still Life, Fruit, Flowers and Classic Jug, Colourful Oil Painting
By Pamela Cawley
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Still Life, Fruit, Flowers and Classic Jug, Colourful Oil Painting by Pamela Cawley, British 20th century oil painting on board, unframed board: 18 x 15 inches Stunning original Im...
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

“ Fruit & Flowers" David Ahlstedt, Contemporary Still life Lilies and fruit,
Located in Cleveland, OH
David Ahlsted “ Fruit & Flowers “, Oil on Canvas, 60 x 60”, Retail Price $ 8,000.00 David Ahlsted is an American artist known for his paintings of the Jersey Shore, industrial lands...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Still life with flowers, fruit, and vases
By Edvard Anders Christian Saltoft
Located in Copenhagen, DK
– Still life with flowers, fruit, and vases. Signed ES Oil on canvas Size; 82 x 63 cm.
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1920s Expressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Still Life with Vase of Flowers, Fruit and Jug, ca 1958
By Claude Venard
Located in Washington, DC
CLAUDE VÉNARD French b. Paris, 1913 d. Sanary-sur-Mer, France, 1999 “We must be wary of works that seduce at first glance. By this I don’t mean to say that ugliness is the greates...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Still-Life with Fruit and Flowers by Mary Jane Peale (1827-1902, American)
Located in New York, NY
Still-Life with Fruit and Flowers by Historic Woman Artist Mary Jane Peale (1827-1902, American) Mary Jane Peal (1827-1902) Still-Life with Fruit and Flowers Oil on board 20 x 15 in...
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19th Century Naturalistic Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Board

"Purple Madder" Contemporary Flowers Fruit red purple photorealist $15,500
Located in Cleveland, OH
David Ahlsted "Purple Matter" Oil on canvas 60 " x 86" $15,500 ( in my estimation...A museum piece! David Ahlsted is an American artist known for his paintings of the Jersey Shor...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Still Life with Fruit and Flowers
By Juliette Roche-Gleizes
Located in London, GB
'Still Life with Fruit and Flowers', oil on board, attributed to Juliette Roche-Gleizes (circa 1930s). Another vibrant, colourful display of ranunculus flowers in a white planter on...
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1930s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Board

Antique Modernist Flower & Fruit Still Life Oil Painting by Charles Baskerville
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American oil painting of a fruit and flower still life by Charles Baskerville Jr (1896 - 1994). Oil on board, circa 1950. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image size...
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1930s Modern Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Still Life with Flowers and Fruit Painting 17th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Oil painting on canvas. Good quality. The still life is depicted on two overlapping levels: in the foreground there is a large basket full of cherries, artichokes and some flowers (r...
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17th Century Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Still Life with Flowers and Fruit Painting 18th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Oil painting on canvas. Restored and relined. A label with old attribution to Gaspare Lopez (1650-1732) on the back, Neapolitan painter of the Baroque age specialized in depicting fl...
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18th Century Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Valentine Roses - Colourful Still Life / Flowers & Fruit: Oil on Canvas
By Ania Pieniazek
Located in London, GB
Of Polish descent and now living in London, Ania Pieniazek creates bold, bright art full of everyday joy and pleasure. Influenced by Gustav Klimt, Paul Gauguin and Zbyslaw Marek Mac...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Still Life with Fruit, Flowers and Bird, 1700s, oil paint
Located in Milan, IT
Oil painting on canvas. Italian school of the eighteenth century. Rich composition with basin full of variegated flowers, a fruit bowl with peaches, a large basket full of figs and a...
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18th Century Other Art Style Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Still Life with Flowers and Fruit Painting 18th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Oil painting on canvas. Restored and relined. A label with old attribution to Gaspare Lopez (1650-1732) on the back, Neapolitan painter of the Baroque age specialized in depicting fl...
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18th Century Still-life Paintings

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Oil

A bright, French, early 20th Century oil painting still life, flowers and fruit
By William Malherbe
Located in Petworth, West Sussex
William Malherbe (French, 1884 - 1951) Still life with apples and jug of summer blooms Fleurs et fruits Oil on canvas 17 x 24.1/4 in. (43.2 x 62 cm.) Signed and dated ‘ William Malhe...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Still Life with Flowers and Fruit Oil on Canvas Italian School 18th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Oil on canvas. Delicate composition from the Italian School. Restored and relined. It is presented in an antique frame. 18th century.
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18th Century Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Still Life with Fruit, Flowers and Birds, Oil on Canvas, 17th Century
By Angelo Maria Rossi
Located in Milan, IT
Oil on canvas. Attributed to Angelo Maria Rossi, known as " Carlo Torre's Painter" or better as the Pseudo-Fardella, that operated in the north of Italy, mostly in Milan, around the ...
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17th Century Other Art Style Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Summer Flowers & Fruit - Signed Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Delightful summer bouquet of fresh flowers in a jug - with a small bowl of fruit beside. The work is of French authorship and dates to the 1930's period. It is signed to the lower ri...
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Early 20th Century Post-Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Three Quince, Still Life Interior with Green, Yellow, Orange Fruit, Flowers
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
A still life arrangement of two green pears, yellow quince fruits and an orange are beautifully complemented by the colorful red, blue, yellow and lavender flowers on the patterned w...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Still Life with Flowers Fruit and Roosters Giovanni Agostino Cassana 1600
Located in Milan, IT
Oil on canvas. According to the depicted subject, the painting leads back to Giovanni Agostino Cassana, who used to paint many still lives and alive animals. Restored and relined, it...
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17th Century Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Fruit And Flowers
By Alejandro Perez Becerra
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Large Still Life With Fruit and Flowers Alejandro Perez Becerra was born in the city of Mar del Plata, Argentina, in 1944. In 1976 the writer Luisa Mercedes Levinson, captivated by ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil Pastel, Acrylic

G. Van Pelt - 20th Century Oil, Dutch School Style, Flowers and Fruit
Located in Corsham, GB
This charming composition takes on the style of 17th century Flemish painters and their intricate still life studies. The artist has captured the delicate blooms and ripe fruit in fi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Scope Of Andrea Scacciati, Composition With Flowers And Fruit
Located in Milan, IT
Oil on canvas. It is a rich flower composition, presented in an embossed metal vase, with some autumn fruit at its feet (pomegranate, acorns, quinces). From the Tuscany area, the pie...
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17th Century Other Art Style Still-life Paintings

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Oil

"Lady Bird" Bright Red Matisse-like Interior of Flowers/Birds/Fruit Blue/Pink
By Melanie Parke
Located in Wellesley, MA
Melanie Parke "Lady Bird" Oil on Canvas 40 x 30 Inches Melanie Parke's vibrant, highly colorful and beautiful Matisse-like still lifes of lush interiors populated by birds, bowls,...
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2010s Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Still Life by Amerigo Canegrati Flowers and Fruit Oil on Canvas, 1938
By Amerigo Canegrati
Located in Milan, IT
Oil on canvas by Amerigo Canegrati (1900-1938). Signed in the lower right corner. The young artist of Milan, who became very famous during the 30s, is one of the main proponents of t...
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Early 20th Century Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil

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Painting Still Life Oil Flower Fruit For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact painting still life oil flower fruit you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. In our selection of items, you can find Impressionist examples as well as a Modern version. Finding the perfect painting still life oil flower fruit may mean sifting through those created during different time periods — you can find an early version that dates to the 18th Century and a newer variation that were made as recently as the 21st Century. When looking for the right painting still life oil flower fruit for your space, you can search on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of brown, black, gray and blue. There have been many interesting painting still life oil flower fruit examples over the years, but those made by Melanie Parke, Pamela Cawley, Benjamin G. Benno, Amerigo Canegrati and Maximilian Ciccone are often thought to be among the most thought-provoking. Frequently made by artists working in paint, oil paint and canvas, these artworks are unique and have attracted attention over the years. If space is limited, you can find a small painting still life oil flower fruit measuring 13 high and 13.59 wide, while our inventory also includes works up to 96 across to better suit those in the market for a large painting still life oil flower fruit.

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A painting still life oil flower fruit can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $4,600, while the lowest priced sells for $475 and the highest can go for as much as $24,655.

Finding the Right Still-life Paintings for You

Still-life paintings work as part of the decor in nearly every type of space.

Still-life art, which includes work produced in media such as painting, photography, video and more, is a popular genre in Western art. However, the depiction of still life in color goes back to Ancient Egypt, where paintings on the interior walls of tombs portrayed the objects such as food that a person would take into the afterlife. Ancient Greek and Roman mosaics and pottery also often depicted food.

Still-life paintings often feature food, flowers or man-made objects. By definition, still-life art represents anything that is considered inanimate.

During the Middle Ages, the still life genre was adapted by artists who illustrated religious manuscripts. A common theme of these paintings is the reminder that life is fleeting. This is especially true of vanitas, a kind of still life with roots in the Netherlands during the 17th century, which was built on themes such as death and decay and featured skulls and objects such as rotten fruit. In northern Europe during the 1600s, painters consulted botanical texts to accurately depict the flowers that were the subject of their work.

Leonardo da Vinci’s penchant for observing phenomena in nature and filling notebooks with drawings and notes helped him improve as an artist of still-life paintings. Vincent van Gogh, an artist who made a couple of the most expensive paintings ever sold, carried out rich experiments with color over the course of painting hundreds of still lifes, and we can argue that Campbell’s Soup Cans (1961–62) by Andy Warhol counts as still-life art.

While early examples were primarily figurative, you can find still lifes that belong to different schools and styles of painting, such as Cubism, Impressionism and contemporary art.

As part of the wall decor in your living room, dining room or elsewhere, a still-life painting can look sophisticated alongside your well-curated decorative objects and can help set the mood in a space.

When shopping for a still-life painting, think about how it makes you feel and how the artist chose to represent its subject. When buying any art for your home, choose pieces that you connect with. If you’re shopping online, read the description of the work to learn about the artist and check the price and shipping information. Make sure that the works you choose complement or relate to your overall theme and furniture style. Artwork can either fit into your room’s color scheme or serve as an accent piece. Introduce new textures to a space by choosing an oil still-life painting.

On 1stDibs, find a collection of still-life paintings in a wide range of styles and subject matter.

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