American 19-20th Century Still Life Painting


This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American 19-20th 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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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:

Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American Still Life (11/3/15)

Beautiful Things: Still Life Paintings by American Women 1880-1940 (1/15/14)

Things Wondrous & Humble: American Still Life; article by Martha R. Severens (11/4/13)

Things Wondrous & Humble: American Still Life (10/16/13)

Embracing Elegance, 1885-1920: American Art from the Huber Family Collection (10/12/11)

Fruits of Summer: Nineteenth-Century American Still Life (7/9/09)

Lone Star Still Lifes (5/5/09)

Collecting American Art - The Rubin Collection, essay by William H. Gerdts (4/9/03)

Text from "Partners in Illusion - Alberta Binford and William J. McCloskey" by Nancy Dustin Wall Moure (7/31/01)

Nature's Bounty: Still Life Painting in Southwestern Pennsylvania, 1860-1910; essay by Judith Hansen O'Toole (7/21/01)


Also see Still Life Art: 18-19th Century, 20-21st Century


TFAO references:

A 11/29/13 search within TFAO's digital library retrieved:


From other websites:

Georgia O'Keeffe and the Southwestern Still Life, an exhibit held November 2, 2014-February 15, 2015 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Includes information about the exhibit, Georgia O'Keeffe and still lifes. Accessed February, 2015.


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