Still Life Art Prints - Page 7

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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Vase with Anemones, 1890 by Renoir | Art Print
SKU: 18531-RPA
Original Size:42.2 x 33 cm
Private Collection

Anemones in a Delft Vase, 1910 by Renoir | Art Print
SKU: 18530-RPA
Original Size:55.6 x 46.7 cm
Private Collection

Still Life: Flask, Glass and Jug, c.1877 by Cezanne | Art Print
SKU: 18377-CEZ
Original Size:46.2 x 55.2 cm
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York USA

Still Life: Plate of Peaches, c.1879/80 by Cezanne | Art Print
SKU: 18376-CEZ
Original Size:59.7 x 73.3 cm
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York USA

Still Life with Faience Jug and Fruit, c.1900 by Cezanne | Art Print
SKU: 18258-CEZ
Original Size:73.7 x 101 cm
Oskar Reinhart Museum Winterthur Switzerland

Flowers, c.1900 by John Henry Twachtman | Art Print

Flowers c.1900

John Henry Twachtman
Giclée Paper Art Print
$47.70
SKU: 18209-TJH
Original Size:48.3 x 38.7 cm
Smithsonian American Art Museum Washington USA

Yellow Calla, 1926 by O'Keeffe | Art Print

Yellow Calla 1926

Georgia O'Keeffe
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 18201-OKF
Original Size:23 x 32.4 cm
Smithsonian American Art Museum Washington USA

Hibiscus with Plumeria, 1939 by O'Keeffe | Art Print
SKU: 18199-OKF
Original Size:101.6 x 76.2 cm
Smithsonian American Art Museum Washington USA

Still Life, c.1926 by Frank Weston Benson | Art Print

Still Life c.1926

Frank Weston Benson
Giclée Canvas Print
$57.00
SKU: 18171-BFW
Original Size:115 x 153.4 cm
Smithsonian American Art Museum Washington USA

Flowers and Grapes, 1875 by Fantin-Latour | Art Print
SKU: 18150-LHF
Original Size:45.5 x 53.3 cm
Dallas Museum of Art Texas USA

Roses and Peonies in a Vase, 1876 by Renoir | Art Print
SKU: 18148-RPA
Original Size:60.6 x 51.4 cm
Dallas Museum of Art Texas USA

This is Not a Pipe, 1929 by Rene Magritte | Art Print

This is Not a Pipe 1929

Rene Magritte
Giclée Canvas Print
$56.18
SKU: 18118-MAG
Original Size:60.3 x 79 cm
Los Angeles County Museum of Art California USA

Bouquet of Flowers. Phlox, 1884 by Ivan Kramskoy | Art Print
SKU: 18094-KRI
Original Size:64 x 56.2 cm
The Tretyakov Gallery Moscow Russia

Roses, c.1885 by Renoir | Art Print

Roses c.1885

Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Giclée Canvas Print
$50.09
SKU: 18057-RPA
Original Size:37 x 49 cm
Private Collection

Peonies, c.1925 by Edmund Charles Tarbell | Art Print

Peonies c.1925

Edmund Charles Tarbell
Giclée Canvas Print
$62.11
SKU: 18056-TEC
Original Size:76.2 x 63.5 cm
Private Collection

Vase of Peonies, c.1925 by Edmund Charles Tarbell | Art Print
SKU: 18055-TEC
Original Size:63.8 x 53.8 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York USA

Still Life with Meat, Fish, Vegetables, and Fruit, c.1615/20 by Jacob van Hulsdonck | Art Print
SKU: 18021-HUL
Original Size:71.5 x 104 cm
Cleveland Museum of Art Ohio USA

Interior with Flowerpot, 1953 by Picasso | Art Print
SKU: 17994-PPR
Original Size:130 x 96.8 cm
Private Collection

Dahlias, 1876 by Berthe Morisot | Art Print

Dahlias 1876

Berthe Morisot
Giclée Canvas Print
$62.39
SKU: 17968-MST
Original Size:45.7 x 56 cm
The Clark Art Institute Massachusetts USA

White Flowers in a Bowl, 1885 by Berthe Morisot | Art Print
SKU: 17962-MST
Original Size:46 x 55 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts Massachusetts USA

Peaches, Grapes and Plums with a Dragonfly, 1683 by Rachel Ruysch | Art Print
SKU: 17870-RRY
Original Size:53 x 42.2 cm
Private Collection

Forest Floor with a Classical Facade Beyond, n.d. by Rachel Ruysch | Art Print
SKU: 17869-RRY
Original Size:91.5 x 68 cm
Private Collection

Still Life with Marigolds and Morning Glory, n.d. by Rachel Ruysch | Art Print
SKU: 17868-RRY
Original Size:32.6 x 28.2 cm
Private Collection

Still Life of Roses, Tulips and Sunflower, 1710 by Rachel Ruysch | Art Print
SKU: 17867-RRY
Original Size:89 x 71 cm
Private Collection

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