Still Life Art Prints - Page 3

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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Coffeepot, 1916 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Coffeepot 1916

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19271-GRI
Original Size:47 x 39 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art Pennsylvania USA

Chessboard, Glass, and Dish, 1917 by Juan Gris | Art Print
SKU: 19270-GRI
Original Size:73.3 x 103.2 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art Pennsylvania USA

The Violin, 1916 by Juan Gris | Art Print

The Violin 1916

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19268-GRI
Original Size:116.2 x 73 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

Bottle, Newspaper and Fruit Bowl, 1916 by Juan Gris | Art Print
SKU: 19267-GRI
Original Size:72.5 x 50 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

Still Life with a Plaque, 1917 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Still Life with a Plaque 1917

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$61.28
SKU: 19266-GRI
Original Size:81 x 65.5 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

Glass and Newspaper, 1917 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Glass and Newspaper 1917

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19265-GRI
Original Size:38 x 61 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

Fruit Bowl, Pipe and Journal, 1917 by Juan Gris | Art Print
SKU: 19264-GRI
Original Size:92 x 65.5 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

The Pot of Strawberry Jam, 1917 by Juan Gris | Art Print

The Pot of Strawberry Jam 1917

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$53.42
SKU: 19263-GRI
Original Size:92 x 65 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

Guitar and Fruit Bowl on a Table, 1918 by Juan Gris | Art Print
SKU: 19262-GRI
Original Size:60 x 73 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

Guitar, Book and Newspaper, 1920 by Juan Gris | Art Print
SKU: 19261-GRI
Original Size:92 x 73 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

The Bag of Coffee, 1920 by Juan Gris | Art Print

The Bag of Coffee 1920

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$61.84
SKU: 19260-GRI
Original Size:60 x 73.5 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

Guitar and Clarinet, 1920 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Guitar and Clarinet 1920

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$60.59
SKU: 19259-GRI
Original Size:73 x 92 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

The Basket, 1924 by Juan Gris | Art Print

The Basket 1924

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19258-GRI
Original Size:33 x 41 cm
Kunstmuseum Basel Switzerland

Violin and Glass, 1915 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Violin and Glass 1915

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$56.59
SKU: 19257-GRI
Original Size:91.4 x 59.7 cm
Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University Massachusetts USA

Decanter, Bowl and Glass, 1919 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Decanter, Bowl and Glass 1919

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19256-GRI
Original Size:33 x 41 cm
E.G. Buhrle Foundation Collection Zurich Switzerland

The Pear, 1919 by Juan Gris | Art Print

The Pear 1919

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19255-GRI
Original Size:33 x 41 cm
E.G. Buhrle Foundation Collection Zurich Switzerland

Fruit Dish and Glass (Still Life with Lemons), 1923 by Juan Gris | Art Print
SKU: 19254-GRI
Original Size:27.9 x 35.5 cm
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art California USA

Still Life with a Poem, 1915 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Still Life with a Poem 1915

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$59.76
SKU: 19253-GRI
Original Size:80.6 x 64.8 cm
Norton Simon Museum of Art Pasadena USA

Glass and Checkerboard, c.1917 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Glass and Checkerboard c.1917

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19252-GRI
Original Size:29.8 x 41.3 cm
National Gallery of Art Washington USA

Fantômas, 1915 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Fantômas 1915

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$62.66
SKU: 19251-GRI
Original Size:59.8 x 73.3 cm
National Gallery of Art Washington USA

Grapes, 1913 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Grapes 1913

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19250-GRI
Original Size:92 x 60 cm
Museum of Modern Art New York USA

Jar, Bottle and Glass, 1911 by Juan Gris | Art Print

Jar, Bottle and Glass 1911

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$62.94
SKU: 19249-GRI
Original Size:59.7 x 50.2 cm
Museum of Modern Art New York USA

The Sideboard, 1917 by Juan Gris | Art Print

The Sideboard 1917

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 19248-GRI
Original Size:116.2 x 73 cm
Museum of Modern Art New York USA

The White Tablecloth, c.1912/16 by Juan Gris | Art Print

The White Tablecloth c.1912/16

Juan Gris
Giclée Canvas Print
$62.39
SKU: 19247-GRI
Original Size:50.2 x 60.3 cm
Museum of Fine Arts Houston USA

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