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Geranium and Abalone Shell Still Life
By Rose Campbell
Located in Soquel, CA
Still life with geraniums and abalone shells by Rose Lillian Campbell (American, 1888-1965). Presented in a wood frame. Signed "Rose Campbell" and dated "1944" lower right. Image siz...
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1940s Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Cardboard

Bougainvillea & Shotgun Shells: Still Life Photograph of Pink Flowers on White
By David Halliday
Located in Hudson, NY
Color still life photograph of bougainvillea pink flowers with figurative olive branches and colorful shotgun shells on a beige and white background Bougainvillea & Shotgun Shells, 2...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

Clam Shells (Still Life Photograph of Purple & White Shells with Drift Wood)
By David Halliday
Located in Hudson, NY
Still life photograph of purple and white clam shells on pale grey and beige background archival pigment print, made in 2007 by David Halliday 10 X 15 inches unframed Edition of 25 ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Still-life Photography

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Archival Pigment

Sea Snail Fossils - Sea Shell Still Life on Two Toned Olive Colored Background
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
Two small snail shell fossils are the subject of this realistic painting by Helen Oh. They are painted in seductive texture on a rich background of dense olive tones. The fossils, ...
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2010s Realist 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.
Clam Shells (Framed Still Life Photograph of Blue/White Shells with Drift Wood)
By David Halliday
Located in Hudson, NY
Clam Shells (Still Life Photograph of Blue/White Shells with Drift Wood) by David Halliday 10 X 15 inches, 17 x 22.5 inches framed Color Work Series archival pigment print edition #2...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Still-life Photography

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Archival Pigment

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.
Still Life with Bread, Shell and Eggs
By Amy Weiskopf
Located in New York, NY
Oil on linen, 20 x 26 in.
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

Still Life with a Conch Shell and Fruit
By Callanan
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A substantial, Post-Impressionist oil still-life showing a view of various objects including fruit, a glass bottle and a sea-shell assembled on a draped table-top. A dynamic and vibr...
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1960s Post-Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Shell (Black & White Still Life Photograph of a White Shell, Framed)
By David Halliday
Located in Hudson, NY
Black and white still life photograph of a white shell on a simple white background "Shell", photographed by David Halliday in 2003 Sepia toned silver gelatin print, ed. 14/25 19 x ...
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Early 2000s Modern Still-life Photography

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Silver Gelatin

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

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

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

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Gold Leaf

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

"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

Brick, Chestnut, Shotgun Shells: Figurative Color Still Life Photograph
By David Halliday
Located in Hudson, NY
Color still life photograph of an olive branch, brick, chestnuts, and shotgun shells on white "Brick, Chestnut, Shotgun Shells" photographed in Greece by David Halliday in 2017 21 x ...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

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

Materials

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

Early 20th Century Floral Still Life with Conch Shells
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous early 20th Century vibrant floral still life attributed to Norman Bel Geddes (American, 1893-1958) of two conch shells with a vase of blooming spring flowers. Signed "Geddes...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Linen

Bougainvillea & Shotgun Shells: Framed Still Life Photograph of Pink Flowers
By David Halliday
Located in Hudson, NY
Color still life photograph of bougainvillea pink flowers with figurative olive branches and colorful shotgun shells on a beige and white background Bougainvillea & Shotgun Shells, b...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Photography

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Archival Pigment

Still life study of treasures, shells, jewelry , flowers, boxes, glass.
Located in Southport, CT
Deborah Jones is a British artist born in 1921. Her lifelong preoccupation has been the delightful oils of dolls and teddy bears and the quirky backstreet antique shops, with their e...
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1970s American Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Brick, Chestnut, Shotgun Shells: Framed Figurative Color Still Life Photograph
By David Halliday
Located in Hudson, NY
Color still life photograph of a figurative olive branch, brick, chestnuts, and shotgun shells "Brick, Chestnut, Shotgun Shells" photographed in Greece by David Halliday in 2017 21 x...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Photography

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Archival Pigment

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

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

Still life from Sansepolcro with shell - XXI Century, Colorful Acrylic Painting
By Andrzej Borowski
Located in Warsaw, PL
Painting on exhibition, please contact us for availability Acrylic, gold, own technique ANDRZEJ BOROWSKI (born in 1969) He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts , at the Departments ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Gold

Still life study of treasures, dolls, shells, teddy , flowers, books, glass.
Located in Southport, CT
Deborah Jones is a British artist born in 1921. Her lifelong preoccupation has been the delightful oils of dolls and teddy bears and the quirky backstreet antique shops, with their e...
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1970s American Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

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

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

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

Clams #9 (Contemporary Realist Still Life of Clam Shell with Gold Leaf, Framed)
By Matthew Hopkins
Located in Hudson, NY
"Clams #9" 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

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

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

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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

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 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

Still Life with Shells
By Les Anderson
Located in Soquel, CA
Whimsical still life of various shells, fruit, and bottles, including a wine bottle with a label stating the artist's name and crude self-portrait, by Les (Leslie Luverne) Anderson (...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Waterco...

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

"Shell Ginger," Color Serigraph Still Life signed by Hunt Slonem
By Hunt Slonem
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Shell Ginger" is an original color serigraph by Hunt Slonem. The artist signed the piece in the lower right, titled it lower center, and wrote the edition number (A.P. 16/30) in the...
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1980s Still-life Prints

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Screen

"Purple Shell," Colored Original Serigraph Still-life signed by Hunt Slonem
By Hunt Slonem
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Purple Shell" is an original color serigraph by Hunt Slonem, signed and dated by the artist. This edition is an artist's proof. The image is a collage-like still-life with flattened...
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1980s Contemporary Still-life Prints

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Ink, Paper

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.
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.
"Shell Oil Bottle"
By Karen Shapiro
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
ceramic raku
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

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

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

Materials

Linen, 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

Materials

Oil, Panel

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

Abstract Painting of Shells
Located in Houston, TX
Small size watercolor image of shells. Painting is mainly blue, yellow and brown tones. Painting is framed in a painted wooden gold frame with a yellow matte. Dimensions without Fram...
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1950s American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Watercolor

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

Materials

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

Materials

Linen, Oil

Clam Shell - Single Yellow Sea Shell on Brown Table with Silver Leaf Overlay
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
The simplicity of "Clam Shell" is deceptive. The small upturned yellow and rose clam shell sits upon a deep, rich brown table. It's reflection is seen in the highly polished surfac...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Silver

Clipper Ship and Broken Shell
By Valerie Hegarty
Located in New York, NY
This piece, made in 2017, is by artist Valerie Hegarty. Born in Vermont, she is currently Brooklyn-based. Her work employs critical engagement with American history and addresses the...
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2010s Land Still-life Sculptures

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Ceramic, Glaze

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

"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

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

Shells and Impact (Wastelands) - mounted - Contemporary, Abstract, Polaroid
By Stefanie Schneider
Located in Morongo Valley, CA
Shells and Impact (Wastelands) Edition 1/7, each 38x37cm, installed 38x160cm, 2003 4 Analog C-Prints, enlarged and hand-printed by the artist, printed on Fuji Crystal Archival Pape...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Still-life Photography

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Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, C Print, Color, Polaroid

OYSTERS, hyper-detailed, shells, pink, yellow, white, vibrant background
By Eric Wert
Located in New York, NY
Eric Wert's flowers, fruits, and vegetables are the stuff of a florist's or farmer's perfection-objects of incomparable beauty, hyperrealistic, radiant, and arranged in a tumult that...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Shells Rustic Coastal Painting with Acrylic on Canvas 50 x 50"
By Irena Orlov
Located in Sherman Oaks, CA
Shabby Chic White Shells, Original Rustic Shells Coastal Painting with Acrylic on Canvas Acrylic on Stretched Canvas SPECIFICATIONS: - Artist-grade canvas. - 1" deep wooden support ...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Acrylic

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