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Still life

Still life

For most of the nineteenth century still life painting celebrated the nation’s rich natural bounty. Typical subject matter included the fruit-filled tabletops in works by Raphaelle Peale (1774-1825) and James Peale (1749-1831); the luxurious mealtime spreads of John F. Francis (1806-1886); and Severin Roesen’s (circa 1815-1871) opulent floral arrangements. Read more

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