Still Life Art Prints - Page 2

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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Scissors, 1926 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Scissors 1926

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$61.98
SKU: 19299-GRI
Original Size:50 x 60.7 cm
Private Collection

Fruit Bowl and Fruit on a Pedestal Table, 1917 by Juan Gris | Art Print
SKU: 19298-GRI
Original Size:55 x 46.2 cm
Private Collection

Broc et poires, 1924 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Broc et poires 1924

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19296-GRI
Original Size:33 x 40.6 cm
Private Collection

Coffee Grinder and Bottle, 1917 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Coffee Grinder and Bottle 1917

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19295-GRI
Original Size:60.8 x 37.7 cm
Private Collection

Pedestal Table, 1922 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Pedestal Table 1922

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$60.46
SKU: 19294-GRI
Original Size:91.8 x 73 cm
Private Collection

Fruit Bowl and Newspaper, 1925 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Fruit Bowl and Newspaper 1925

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$63.84
SKU: 19293-GRI
Original Size:55.3 x 46 cm
Private Collection

The Violin, 1913 by Juan Gris | Art Print

The Violin 1913

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$62.80
SKU: 19292-GRI
Original Size:58.4 x 71.7 cm
Private Collection

Pitcher and Decanter, 1925 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Pitcher and Decanter 1925

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$61.84
SKU: 19291-GRI
Original Size:50 x 61 cm
Private Collection

Table in Front of the Building, 1919 by Juan Gris | Art Print
SKU: 19290-GRI
Original Size:60 x 81 cm
Private Collection

Books, Pipes, and Glasses, 1915 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Books, Pipes, and Glasses 1915

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$60.05
SKU: 19289-GRI
Original Size:73 x 91.5 cm
Private Collection

The Book, c.1914/15 by Juan Gris | Art Print

The Book c.1914/15

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$62.39
SKU: 19288-GRI
Original Size:73 x 60 cm
Private Collection

Lemon and Grape, 1925 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Lemon and Grape 1925

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19287-GRI
Original Size:27 x 41 cm
Private Collection

Melon Slice, 1926 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Melon Slice 1926

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19286-GRI
Original Size:33 x 41.2 cm
Private Collection

Guitar on a Table, 1916 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Guitar on a Table 1916

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19285-GRI
Original Size:92 x 59.4 cm
Private Collection

Violin and Guitar, 1913 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Violin and Guitar 1913

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$58.38
SKU: 19284-GRI
Original Size:100.3 x 65.4 cm
Private Collection

The Wine Bottle, 1914 by Juan Gris | Art Print

The Wine Bottle 1914

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19283-GRI
Original Size:41 x 23.7 cm
Private Collection

Apples and Lemons, 1926 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Apples and Lemons 1926

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19282-GRI
Original Size:33 x 41 cm
Private Collection

The Green Cover, 1925 by Juan Gris | Art Print

The Green Cover 1925

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$59.90
SKU: 19281-GRI
Original Size:73 x 92 cm
Private Collection

Still Life with Checked Tablecloth, 1915 by Juan Gris | Art Print
SKU: 19280-GRI
Original Size:116.5 x 89.3 cm
Private Collection

Knife, 1926 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Knife 1926

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19278-GRI
Original Size:27.3 x 35 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art Pennsylvania USA

Lamp, 1916 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Lamp 1916

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$60.32
SKU: 19276-GRI
Original Size:81 x 64.8 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art Pennsylvania USA

Violin, 1913 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Violin 1913

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19275-GRI
Original Size:92 x 60 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art Pennsylvania USA

A Bottle and Fruit, 1923 by Juan Gris | Art Print

A Bottle and Fruit 1923

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19273-GRI
Original Size:33 x 24 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art Pennsylvania USA

Dish of Fruit, 1916 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Dish of Fruit 1916

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19272-GRI
Original Size:40.6 x 24 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art Pennsylvania USA

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