American 18th-19th Century Still Life Paintings


(above: Severin Roesen, Two-Tiered Still Life with Fruit and Sunset Landscape, c. 1867, oil on canvas, 36.25 x 50.25 inches. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art)




This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American 18th-19th Century Still Life Painting." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to these articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the Resource Library publication date.

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(above: Anna Eliza Hardy, Still Life of Roses, c. 1880-90, oil on canvas, High Museum of ArtImage. Image and text source: Wikimedia Commons - public domain)


Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Announces Acquisitions Including Severin Roesen Painting (2/26/03)

Silent Things, Secret Things: Still Life from Rembrandt to the Millennium (7/2/99)

Still Lifes on View at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum


Also see Still Life Art: 19-20th Century, 20-21st Century


(above: Charles Walter Stetson, Japanese Roses and their Hips, 1888, 13.8 x 17 inches, Rhode Island School of Design Museum. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)


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