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"Yellow Hibiscus", Hawaii Still Life, Ink, Watercolor and Gouache on Paper
By Gaétan Caron
Located in San Francisco, CA
This January 2017 ink, watercolor and gouache on paper Hawaiian still life entitled "Yellow Hibiscus" is by contemporary Mendocino/Bay Area artist, Gaetan Caron (b. 1964), co-founder...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor, Gouache

German Engineering Diagram in Watercolor & Ink, 1941
By Leo Erb
Located in San Francisco, CA
This March 23, 1941 watercolor and ink on paper academic engineering study is by German artist Leo Erb (b.1923). Signed on bottom. The piece will be shipped in an archival mat to fit...
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1940s Academic Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Geometric German Engineering Diagram in Watercolor & Ink, 1941
By Leo Erb
Located in San Francisco, CA
This January 13, 1941 watercolor and ink on paper academic engineering study is by German artist Leo Erb (b.1923). Signed on bottom. The piece will be shipped in an archival mat to f...
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1940s Academic Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Sorry, Not Sorry (framed)
Located in San Francisco, CA
Jennifer Shada’s watercolors examine textiles for their inherent marking of culture, style and personal narrative. Exclusively painting fabric at rest in undefined space, she draws a...
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2010s Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Paper

Textured Abstracted Still Life, Gouache Painting, Circa 1943
By Calvin Anderson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1943 gouache on paper abstracted still life in muted pink, teal, and purple is by Bay Area painter, printmaker, and designer Calvin Anderson (b. 1925). He studied at CCAC...
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1940s American Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Paper

Tail Feathers / botanical watercolor
By Adrienne Sherman
Located in Burlingame, CA
'Tail Feathers' is a stunning botanical watercolor in warm rust, red and cream, created by Adrienne Sherman, whose poetic and sophisticated floral series is at once modern, fresh and...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Water...

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Watercolor, Handmade Paper

Wind Blown / botanical watercolor
By Adrienne Sherman
Located in Burlingame, CA
Warm peachy bronze, creamy grey botanical Fritillaria Imperialis watercolor created by Adrienne Sherman, whose poetic and sophisticated floral series is at once modern, fresh and con...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Water...

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Watercolor, Handmade Paper

Nocturne for Flowers / botanical watercolor
By Adrienne Sherman
Located in Burlingame, CA
Nocturne for Flowers is a stunning cool orchid botanical watercolor in silvery evening light, created by Adrienne Sherman, whose poetic and sophisticated floral series is at once mod...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Water...

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Watercolor, Handmade Paper

Richard Parker - The Aquatic Life at Sea / Life of Pi
By Adrienne Sherman
Located in Burlingame, CA
Bengal Tiger watercolor inspired by the novel The Life of Pi's, whose main character, Richard Parker — the tiger who is the epitome of beauty, power, and danger in the story, lives i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Water...

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Watercolor, Handmade Paper

Hummingbirds and Salvia: Lafayette Park / botanical watercolor
By Adrienne Sherman
Located in Burlingame, CA
Hummingbirds and Salvia, Lafayette Park is a stunning contemporary botanical watercolor in warm cream, wine colored purple with touches of green and silvery white, created by Adrienn...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Water...

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Watercolor, Handmade Paper

Harvest Still Life with Sunflowers and Pumpkin
By Les Anderson
Located in Soquel, CA
Vibrant watercolor still life of a harvest scene with a vase of sunflowers, pumpkins, and other fruits spilling out of a basket with a bold multicolor background by Les (Leslie Luver...
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1980s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

"Flowers in a Clear Vase" Pastel Still Life, 1960s
By Anne Granick
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1960s pastel on paper still life entitled "Flowers in a Clear Vase" is by New York artist and art collector Anne Granick (1911-2006). Granick was a self-taught artist and a danc...
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1960s American Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel, Paper

Tribute to Photography - Original watercolor
By Gaston Coppens
Located in Paris, FR
Gaston COPPENS (1909 - 2002) Tribute to Photography Original watercolor and tempera Bearing the artist stamp on the back On vellum (oval cut) 45 x 62 cm (c. 18 x 25 inch) Excellent...
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Mid-20th Century Post-Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Tempera, Watercolor

Flower - Original Ink and watercolor drawing
By Dora Maar
Located in Paris, FR
Dora MAAR Flower (c. 1970) Original ink and watercolor drawing Stamp of the artist's studio On drawing paper 29.5 x 21 cm (c. 11.6 x 8.3 inch) Very good condition, paper lightly ye...
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Late 20th Century Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, India Ink

Early 20th Century Chair Design in Ink and Graphite
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1900-1930 ink and pastel on paper furniture design was created for Gottlieb Buehler and Company in Allentown, PA. Gottlieb Buehler was born in Germany in 1857 and was a tr...
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Early 20th Century Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Graphite

Early 20th Century Blue Sofa Design in Ink and Pastel
Located in San Francisco, CA
This circa 1900-1930 ink and pastel on paper furniture design was created for Gottlieb Buehler and Company in Allentown, PA. Gottlieb Buehler was born in Germany in 1857 and was a tr...
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Early 20th Century Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Oil Pastel, Ink

Yellow & Red Roses Watercolor Still Life
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful painterly style watercolor still life of yellow roses mixed with red buds by Mary Alice Hinman (American, 1930-2012), c.1990s. Signed "M.A. Hinman" lower right. Image, 10.5...
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1990s American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Watercolor, Laid Paper

Spring Bouquet - Floral Watercolor Still Life
Located in Soquel, CA
Colorful flowers fill the foreground in this large-scale watercolor still-life of a spring bouquet bursting with blossoms by California artist Royce Thyberg Gordon (American, 1938-20...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Waterco...

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Paper, Watercolor

Watercolor Still Life with Red Candle and Plant
By Les Anderson
Located in Soquel, CA
Colorful watercolor still life with plant, fruit and a red candle by Les (Leslie Luverne) Anderson (American, 1928-2009). From the estate of Les Anderson in Monterey, California. Sig...
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1980s American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Blue & Green Pastel Toned Impressionistic Floral Watercolor Still Life Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Impressionistic blue and green toned watercolor still life painting incorporating a vase of flowers on a table by an unknown artist. Framed and matted in wavy, nickel-colored frame. ...
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20th Century Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Chianti, Candle, & Fruit - 1970's Fauvist Watercolor Still Life
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous watercolor still-life of Chianti bottle with candle and fruit still life by an unknown artist (American, 20th Century), circa 1970. Watercolor, pen & ink on paper, excellent...
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1970s Fauvist Still-life Paintings

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Watercolor Still Life with Spring Onions and Pitcher
By Les Anderson
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful watercolor still life on heavy paper depicting spring onions and a tall pitcher, with an abstracted background of subdued, harmonious colors, by Les Anderson (American, 192...
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Early 2000s American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

William Cruikshank (1848-1922) - 19th Century Watercolour, Still Life of Fruit
By William Cruikshank
Located in Corsham, GB
This well-executed watercolour still life depicts apples and nuts against a natural background. The artist has used delicate brushstrokes to convey the fine details of the fruit with...
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19th Century Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

"Riffed Pears" - Watercolor Still Life
By Kathy Garvey
Located in Soquel, CA
Vibrant watercolor of pears with surreal patterning by Kathy Garvey (American, b. 1949). Initialed "KG" in the lower right corner. Notes by the artist on verso, including date and ti...
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2010s American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Pen

Bell Peppers - Watercolor Still Life
By Kathy Garvey
Located in Soquel, CA
Vibrant watercolor of bell peppers by Kathy Garvey (American, b. 1949). Initialed and dated "KG 2017" in the lower right corner. Notes by the artist along the left edge and on verso....
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2010s American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Pen

"Talking Pears" - Watercolor Still Life
By Kathy Garvey
Located in Soquel, CA
Whimsical watercolor of pears with dialogue by Kathy Garvey (American, b. 1949). Initialed an dated "KG 2016" in the lower right corner. Notes by the artist on verso, including date ...
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2010s American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Pen

"Tulips" Vibrant Watercolor Still Life
By Anne Granick
Located in San Francisco, CA
Entitled "Tulips" this 1950-60s watercolor on paper abstracted still life is by New York artist and art collector Anne Granick (1911-2006). Granick was a self-taught artist and a dan...
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1970s American Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Mid Century Autumn Harvest Watercolor Still-Life with Gourds & Purple Corn
By Joseph Yeager
Located in Soquel, CA
Exceptionally detailed mid century watercolor still-life depicting an autumn harvest, with bumpy gourds spilling out of a basket, several ears of deep purple corn, and a fringed blan...
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Mid-20th Century American Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Paper

Violet Envelope, contemporary realist watercolor still life
By Margot Glass
Located in New York, NY
Margot Glass' miniature watercolor and graphite envelopes are reminiscent of love notes and pen pals. Her array of diminutive, jewel-toned envelopes remind us of the delicacy and poe...
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2010s American Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Board, Pencil

Yellow Tulip Bouquet, Floral Watercolor Still-Life
Located in Soquel, CA
Vibrant and charming still-life of a bouquet of yellow tulips in a glass vase with purple background by Nancy Martin (English-American, 1906-2000). Signed "Nancy Martin" lower right....
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Waterco...

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Paper, Watercolor

Sealed Envelope, contemporary realist watercolor still life
By Margot Glass
Located in New York, NY
Margot Glass' miniature watercolor and graphite envelopes are reminiscent of love notes and pen pals. Her array of diminutive, jewel-toned envelopes remind us of the delicacy and poe...
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2010s American Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Board, Pencil, Watercolor

Bearded Irises - Floral Garden Watercolor Still-Life
By Jean Warren
Located in Soquel, CA
Lovely abstracted floral watercolor painting of bearded irises by artist Jean Warren (American, b. 1945). Signed "J. Warren" lower edge, bio attached on verso. Presented in giltwood ...
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1980s American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Laid Paper

Envelope with Shadow, contemporary realist watercolor still life
By Margot Glass
Located in New York, NY
Margot Glass' miniature watercolor and graphite envelopes are reminiscent of love notes and pen pals. Her array of diminutive, jewel-toned envelopes remind us of the delicacy and poe...
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2010s American Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Board, Pencil

Ruby Envelope, contemporary realist watercolor still life, 2021
By Margot Glass
Located in New York, NY
Margot Glass' miniature watercolor and graphite envelopes are reminiscent of love notes and pen pals. Her array of diminutive, jewel-toned envelopes remind us of the delicacy and poe...
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2010s American Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Board, Pencil

Thank You Note, contemporary realist watercolor still life
By Margot Glass
Located in New York, NY
Margot Glass' miniature watercolor and graphite envelopes are reminiscent of love notes and pen pals. Her array of diminutive, jewel-toned envelopes remind us of the delicacy and poe...
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2010s American Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Board, Pencil

Plant Life #7 pink and green botanical watercolor still life
By Rachel Kohn
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Beautiful soft pinks and greens combine replicating the natural, organic plant still life detail. Focusing on the plants structure, bringing them an almost abstract botanical appeara...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

"Three Oranges," Watercolor Still Life signed by Michael Boyle
By Michael Boyle
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Three Oranges" is an original watercolor by Michael Boyle. It depicts three oranges sitting on a table with a yellow and green tablecloth. The artist signed and dated the piece in t...
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1990s Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Envelope with Yellow Shadow, contemporary realist watercolor still life
By Margot Glass
Located in New York, NY
Margot Glass' miniature watercolor and graphite envelopes are reminiscent of love notes and pen pals. Her array of diminutive, jewel-toned envelopes remind us of the delicacy and poe...
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2010s American Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Board, Pencil

Framed 20th Century Watercolour - Still Life, Fruit Bowls
Located in Corsham, GB
Excellently presented in a fluted frame with dark wood edges and a painted wood slip. Signed indistinctly. On watercolour paper.
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21st Century and Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Andre Salaire - 1912 Watercolour, Still Life With Pheasant And Wine
Located in Corsham, GB
A dynamic still life in watercolour showing a pheasant on a table with a glass of wine, a copper pot and oysters with lemon. The oblique angle of the table adds an interesting twist ...
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20th Century Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Watercolor Still life Painting Vegetables Claus Hoien Greengrocer Kitchen Series
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Delicate watercolor of vegetables. Japanese eggplant and radishes and a squash gourd. Framed 18 X 20 image is 11 X 13.5 Claus Hoie was a Norwegian-American Postwar & Contemporary ar...
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20th Century American Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

1960s "Still Life with Pear" Mid Century Watercolor Still Life Original Painting
Located in Arp, TX
Tamara Gordon "Still Life with Pear" c. 1960 Watercolor on paper 10"x7" unframed $295 Unsigned Came from family estate *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller. Pleas...
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1960s American Realist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Jenny Wheatley RWS (b.1959) - Signed 1980 Modern British Watercolour, Still Life
By Jenny Wheatley
Located in Corsham, GB
A very fine 1980 signed watercolour from the well listed British artist Jenny Wheatley RWS. This delightful watercolour is well presented in a white mount and modern wooden frame. Si...
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1980s Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Fleurs - French Impressionist Watercolor, Still Life of Flowers by Henri Duhem
By Henri Duhem
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Watercolour on paper circa 1920 by French Impressionist painter Henri Duhem depicting white, red, pink and yellow flowers. Signed lower right. This painting is not currently framed b...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

D.H. Sexton - Bloomsbury School 1917 Watercolour, Still Life with Blue Vase
Located in Corsham, GB
A delightful still life study depicting a blue vase set against a material backdrop, with glassware and spring flowers resting on a book. Well presented in a contemporary frame and w...
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20th Century Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Flowers & Brushes - Post Impressionist Watercolor, Still Life by Jean Dufy
By Jean Dufy
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A beautiful watercolour and gouache on paper still life circa 1935 by French post impressionist painter Jean Dufy. The work depicts pink, red and peach flowers in a vase with with a ...
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1930s Post-Impressionist Still-life Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor, Gouache

Gay - Mid 20th Century Watercolour, Still Life of Roses in Jug
Located in Corsham, GB
A charming watercolour painting, depicting a still life of roses in a jug. Signed to the lower left-hand corner. Well-presented in a wash line card mount and in a speckled frame with...
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20th Century Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

E.H. - Late 19th Century Watercolour, Still Life with Grapes and Pumpkin
Located in Corsham, GB
A fine and detailed watercolour painting, depicting a still life composition with several fruits, nuts, a pumpkin and a white jar. Monogrammed to the lower right-hand corner. Well-pr...
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19th Century Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Fleurs Roses - 19th Century Watercolour, Still Life Pink Flowers by Henri Duhem
By Henri Duhem
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Watercolour on paper circa 1920. Signed upper left. This painting is not currently framed but a suitable frame can be sourced if required. Descendant of an old Flemish family, Henri...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Fruit Plate Still Life Watercolor
Located in Houston, TX
Watercolor still life painting of vibrant fruits tumbling from a decorative plate, circa 1960. Displayed on a white mat with a gold border and fits a standard-size frame. Archival pl...
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1960s Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Paper

Still Life Watercolor - Resplendent Roses
Located in Houston, TX
Watercolor still life painting of brilliant roses by contemporary Burmese artist Ko Khine Thin Thar, 2013. Initialed and dated lower right. Displayed on a white mat with a gold bor...
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2010s Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Basket of Fruit - Mid Century Still-Life
Located in Soquel, CA
Cheerful mid century watercolor still-life of a basket of fruit by Luella Murphy (American, 20th Century). Signed "Luella Murphy" lower left. Displayed in a new beige mat and rustic ...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Mid-Century Magnolia Tree Blossoms Still-Life
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful mid century floral watercolor still-life of magnolia blossoms on budding branches by Ann Hobbs (American, 20th Century). Signed "Ann Hobbs" lower right. Titled "Tulip Tree"...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

'Still Life with Orchids and Persimmon'
By Kevin Elston
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Kevin Elston' (American, 20th century) and painted circa 1985. A substantial watercolor still-life of orchids and a persimmon, arranged with other objects relat...
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1980s Modern Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Laid Paper

"His Own Self", Figurative Painting, Gouache and Watercolor, Still Life, Skull
By Michael Reedy
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This figurative painting titled "His Own Self" is an original artwork by Michael Reedy made of gouache and watercolor. This piece measures 12"h x 12"w.
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache

A.J.W - 2001 Watercolour, Anemones And Apples
Located in Corsham, GB
A strikingly colourful and impressively large contemporary watercolour still life showing a willow pattern cup full of anemones on a blue check tablecloth with apples. The artist has...
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21st Century and Contemporary Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Three Cranes, Mid-Century Still Life
By Laurelda Cecille Schmidt
Located in Soquel, CA
Elegant mid-century watercolor still-life with grapes, a vase, and fine china depicting three cranes by Laurelda Cecille Schmidt (American, 1903-1994). Presented in a giltwood frame...
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1940s American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Cardboard

Harvest Still Life
By Les Anderson
Located in Soquel, CA
Colorful watercolor still-life of a bountiful harvest of fruits and vegetables on a bright purple tablecloth with a single tall candle by Les (Leslie Luverne) Anderson (American, 192...
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1980s American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Flowers & Fruit Still-Life
By Les Anderson
Located in Soquel, CA
Colorful watercolor still-life of a vase of flowers and several pieces of fruit by California artist Les (Leslie Luverne) Anderson (American, 1928-2009). From the estate of Les Ander...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Waterco...

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

Calla Lily Floral Still-Life
By Les Anderson
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful watercolor still-life of Calla lily and other flowers by Les (Leslie Luverne) Anderson (American, 1928-2009). From the estate of Les Anderson in Monterey, California. Signe...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Still-life Drawings and Waterco...

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

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Watercolor Still Life For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate watercolor still life for your needs in our varied inventory. You can easily find an example made in the Modern style, while we also have 170 Modern versions to choose from as well. Making the right choice when shopping for a watercolor still life may mean carefully reviewing examples of this item dating from different eras — you can find an early iteration of this piece from the 18th Century and a newer version made as recently as the 21st Century. Adding a watercolor still life to a room that is mostly decorated in warm neutral tones can yield a welcome change — find a piece on 1stDibs that incorporates elements of gray, beige, brown, blue and more. Creating a watercolor still life has been a part of the legacy of many artists, but those crafted by Angela A'Court, Margot Glass, Ian Hornak, Les Anderson and Gary Bukovnik are consistently popular. Frequently made by artists working in paint, watercolor and paper, these artworks are unique and have attracted attention over the years. A large watercolor still life can be an attractive addition to some spaces, while smaller examples are available — approximately spanning 1 high and 0.1 wide — and may be better suited to a more modest living area.

How Much is a Watercolor Still Life?

The price for a watercolor still life in our collection starts at $65 and tops out at $750,000 with the average selling for $960.

Finding the Right Drawings and Watercolor Paintings for You

Revitalize your interiors — introduce drawings and watercolor paintings to your home to evoke emotions, stir conversation and show off your personality and elevated taste.

Drawing is often considered one of the world’s oldest art forms, with historians pointing to cave art as evidence. In fact, a cave in South Africa, home to Stone Age–era artists, houses artwork that is believed to be around 73,000 years old. It has indeed been argued that cave walls were the canvases for early watercolorists as well as for landscape painters in general, who endeavor to depict and elevate natural scenery through their works of art.

The supplies and methods used by artists and illustrators to create drawings and paintings have evolved over the years, and so too have the intentions. Artists can use their drawing and painting talents to observe and capture a moment, to explore or communicate ideas and convey or evoke emotion. No matter if an artist is working in charcoal or in watercolor and has chosen to portray the marvels of the pure human form, to create realistic depictions of animals in their natural habitats or perhaps to forge a new path that references the long history of abstract visual art, adding a drawing or watercolor painting to your living room or dining room that speaks to you will in turn speak to your guests and conjure stimulating energy in your space.

When you introduce a new piece of art into a common area of your home — a figurative painting by Italian watercolorist Mino Maccari or a colorful still life, such as a detailed botanical work by Deborah Eddy — you’re bringing in textures that can add visual weight to your interior design. You’ll also be creating a much-needed focal point that can instantly guide an eye toward a designated space, particularly in a room that sees a lot of foot traffic.

When you’re shopping for new visual art, whether it’s for your apartment or weekend house, remember to choose something that resonates. It doesn’t always need to make you happy, but you should at least enjoy its energy. On 1stDibs, browse a wide-ranging collection of drawings and watercolor paintings and find out how to arrange wall art when you’re ready to hang your new works.