2020 was a difficult year for all of us and 2021 did not give us the Fresh Start we all desperately  desired. In honor of Valentine’s Day we have decided to share, with you,  a few Still Life Paintings which, we believe, inspire Romance, Serenity, and Beauty. We hope you have a wonderful month! (See Below for a Fantastic Offer on our services!)

Gustave Caillebotte (1848~1894) “Yellow Roses in a Vase” 1882

Did you know, Yellow Roses mean Friendship and Caring? If you know someone that needs to see that others care about them, then why not get them Yellow Roses for Valentines?

By Gustave Caillebotte – https://www.dma.org/collection/artwork/gustave-caillebotte/yellow-roses-vase, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11825107

 

Claude Monet (1840 ~ 1926) “Still-Life with Apples and Grapes” 1880

Claude Monet is a famous and superb artist. The last 30 years of his life he painted many Water Lily paintings. His muse? His own waterlily pond in his garden Giverny. 

 By Claude Monet – the-athenaeum.org http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=3261, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5723255

 

Mary Cassat  (1844 ~ 1926) “Lilacs in a Window” 1880

The meaning behind Lilacs is spring, RENEWAL and CONFIDENCE, what wonderful words at this moment in time.                                                                                                                       

By Mary Cassatt – https://www.marycassatt.org/the-complete-works.html?q=&ps=96, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=185175

 

James Sillet (1764 ~ 1840) “Tulips in a Vase, with a Caterpillar”

Tulips mean Perfect and Deep Love. A great flower to give a partner or a loved one.  

By James Sillett – https://www.magnoliabox.com/products/tulips-in-a-vase-with-a-caterpillar-a-snail-and-a-fly-on-a-plinth-in-a-landscape-42-45213438, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=79853539

 

Francisco Goya (1746 ~ 1828) “Still-Life with Fruit, Bottles, Breads” 1824-1826

Francisco Goya was a Spanish Romantic Painter.     

By Francisco Goya – The Yorck Project (2002) 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei (DVD-ROM), distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH. ISBN: 3936122202., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=152113

 

Anne Vallayer-Coster (1744 ~ 1818) “The Attributes of Painting” c. 1769

Anne Vallayer-Coster is known for her still-life paintings. She was also recognized, at the age of 26, by being admitted to the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture in 1770. 

By Anne Vallayer-Coster – http://www.bluffton.edu/womenartists/womenartistspw/vallayercoster/vallayercoster.html, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4642149

 

Fede Galizia (1578 ~ 1630) “Maiolica Basket of Fruit” c. 1610

Fede Galizia was an Italian Renaissance painter noted for her portrait, religious, and especially her still-life (of fruit) paintings.

By Fede Galizia – Web Gallery of Art:   Image  Info about artwork, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=12067353

Ambrosius Bosschaert (1573 ~ 1621) “Still-Life of Flowers” 1614

Ambrosius Bosschaert was a Dutch painter who is known as one of the earliest painters to create floral still lifes as an independent genre. 

By Ambrosius Bosschaert – NwEGD5RkEhihQQ at Google Cultural Institute maximum zoom level, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21993453

 

Jan Philip van Thielen (1618 ~ 1667) “Vase of Flowers” c. 1660

Jan Philip van Thielen was a Flemish painter known for his flower and garland paintings.           

By Attributed to Jan Philip van Thielen – Jan Philip van Thielen, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1964070

 

William Kalf (1619 ~ 1693) oil on Canvas

William Kalf was a Dutch painter who specialized in Still-Lifes. He later became an Art Dealer and Appraiser. 

By Willem Kalf – 9AEU81rA0BO3Ug at Google Cultural Institute maximum zoom level, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21993528

 

Albrecht Durer (1471 ~ 1528)  “Great Piece of Turf” 1503

Albrecht Durer was a German artist best known for his high quality wood-cut prints.                  

By Albrecht Dürer – NgELdACk3I8Jkg at Google Cultural Institute, zoom level maximum, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21792392

February Discount ~ When you call in and set your Viewing Appointment let us know what your Favorite Still-Life painting is, found in this blog, we will then give you a Discount on your Viewing Appointment!! We also offer a Military Discount, which is the only offer that lasts all year. * Please note these Still Life Paintings are by World Famous Painters, they are not associated nor on display with Coronado Appraisals, LLC. Call us at (619)929-6192