Still Life Art Prints - Page 1

Still life is a genre of art that focuses on depicting inanimate objects, such as flowers, fruit, and household items, arranged in a composition. The term "still life" comes from the Dutch word stilleven, which literally means "still life."

The history of still life painting can be traced back to ancient Egypt and Greece, where artists painted images of food, flowers, and everyday objects on tomb walls and in mosaics. However, it was during the Renaissance in Europe that still life painting began to gain popularity as a separate genre.

In the early stages of still life painting, objects were often arranged in a symbolic way to convey a deeper meaning or message. For example, a skull might represent the transience of life, while a book might symbolize knowledge or learning. These symbolic elements were often paired with flowers, fruits, and other objects to create complex and multi-layered compositions.

During the 17th century, still life painting reached its peak in the Netherlands, where artists like Jan Davidsz de Heem, Willem Claesz Heda, and Rachel Ruysch created highly realistic and detailed works. Dutch still life paintings often featured objects arranged on a table or shelf, with the play of light and shadow creating a sense of depth and texture.

In the 18th and 19th centuries, still life painting continued to evolve, with artists incorporating more varied and exotic objects into their compositions. For example, in the Rococo period, artists like Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin and Jean-Étienne Liotard began to include porcelain figurines, fine china, and other luxury objects in their still life paintings.

In the modern era, still life painting has continued to be a popular genre among artists, with many famous artists creating notable still life pieces. For example, Paul Cézanne's still life paintings were groundbreaking in their use of color and composition, while Georgia O'Keeffe's still life paintings of flowers were renowned for their close-up, almost abstracted perspective. Andy Warhol's iconic pop art still life pieces, such as his Campbell's Soup Cans, continue to be celebrated for their boldness and pop culture commentary.

Overall, still life painting has a rich and varied history, and continues to be a popular genre among artists today.

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Still Life with Fruit Pie, 1635 by Pieter Claesz | Art Print
SKU: 19664-PCZ
Original Size:50 x 69.5 cm
Musee des Beaux Arts Besancon France

Japanese Peonies, n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Art Print
SKU: 19625-ATL
Original Size:17.8 x 21.6 cm
Private Collection

Still Life with Glasses and Tobacco, 1633 by Claesz Heda | Art Print
SKU: 19618-HWC
Original Size:50.8 x 75.6 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts Massachusetts USA

Still Life with Fruit in a Wan-Li Bowl, 1664 by Willem Kalf | Art Print
SKU: 19615-WKA
Original Size:53 x 46 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts Massachusetts USA

Still Life with Attributes of the Arts, c.1724/28 by Chardin | Art Print
SKU: 19598-CHJ
Original Size:53 x 110 cm
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts Moscow Russia

Still Life with a Swan, 1775 by Frans Snyders | Art Print
SKU: 19595-SFR
Original Size:162.5 x 235 cm
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts Moscow Russia

Egg Beater 5, 1930 by Stuart Davis | Art Print

Egg Beater 5 1930

Stuart Davis
Giclée Canvas Print
$49.13
SKU: 19574-STD
Original Size:127.3 x 82 cm
Museum of Modern Art New York USA

Little Giant Still Life, 1950 by Stuart Davis | Art Print
SKU: 19563-STD
Original Size:83.8 x 109.2 cm
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Richmond USA

Super Table, 1925 by Stuart Davis | Art Print

Super Table 1925

Stuart Davis
Giclée Canvas Print
$52.26
SKU: 19543-STD
Original Size:122.2 x 86.7 cm
Terra Museum of American Art Chicago USA

Edison Mazda, 1924 by Stuart Davis | Art Print

Edison Mazda 1924

Stuart Davis
Giclée Canvas Print
$55.91
SKU: 19541-STD
Original Size:62.2 x 47.3 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York USA

Still Life with Fruits, Mouse, and Butterflies, 1677 by Willem van Aelst | Art Print
SKU: 19536-AWV
Original Size:76.5 x 58.3 cm
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister Kassel Germany

Mealtime Still Life with Fish, n.d. by Alexander Adriaenssen | Art Print
SKU: 19535-ALA
Original Size:73 x 105 cm
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister Kassel Germany

Still Life, 1915 by Alexei Jawlensky | Art Print

Still Life 1915

Alexei von Jawlensky
Giclée Canvas Print
$49.13
SKU: 19376-JAA
Original Size:51.5 x 36.5 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

Large Variation, 1915 by Alexei Jawlensky | Art Print
SKU: 19375-JAA
Original Size:52 x 37.5 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

Still Life with Bouquet of Flowers (Venus of Cyrene), 1930 by Pierre Bonnard | Art Print
SKU: 19368-BON
Original Size:60 x 130.3 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

The Breakfast, 1679 by Willem van Aelst | Art Print

The Breakfast 1679

Willem van Aelst
Giclée Canvas Print
$58.62
SKU: 19360-AWV
Original Size:57.5 x 46 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

Guitar, 1913 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Guitar 1913

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$60.92
SKU: 19307-GRI
Original Size:73 x 60.5 cm
Private Collection

Glass and Playing Cards, n.d. by Juan Gris | Art Print

Glass and Playing Cards n.d.

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$49.13
SKU: 19306-GRI
Original Size:46 x 33 cm
Private Collection

Guitar and Fruit Bowl, 1919 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Guitar and Fruit Bowl 1919

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$62.15
SKU: 19305-GRI
Original Size:60 x 73 cm
Private Collection

Le Broc, 1920 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Le Broc 1920

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$49.13
SKU: 19304-GRI
Original Size:46 x 33 cm
Private Collection

Newspaper and Fruit Bowl, 1917 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Newspaper and Fruit Bowl 1917

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$49.13
SKU: 19303-GRI
Original Size:27 x 35 cm
Private Collection

The Painter's Table, 1925 by Juan Gris | Art Print

The Painter's Table 1925

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$55.37
SKU: 19302-GRI
Original Size:60 x 81 cm
Private Collection

Glass, Cup and Newspaper, 1917 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Glass, Cup and Newspaper 1917

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$49.13
SKU: 19301-GRI
Original Size:46.5 x 27.5 cm
Private Collection

The Black Mandolin, 1926 by Juan Gris | Art Print

The Black Mandolin 1926

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$64.17
SKU: 19300-GRI
Original Size:56 x 65 cm
Private Collection

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