Still Life Paintings
Antique Still Life pictures and contemporary Still Life paintings from Sulis Fine Art.
The genre of Still Life painting emerged in its full form in the Netherlands in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It was a means of artists showing off their skill at depicting light and shade and the textures of different objects.
Early still life painting involved the careful and skillful depiction of objects that often carried allegorical or religious symbolism. During the Cubist movement in the early twentieth century the two-dimensional characteristics of formal painting were challenged through the subject of the Still Life. In more modern times, the genre of Still Life has employed found objects, video, conceptualism and much more.
From Traditional to Modern styles, Sulis Fine Art has a range of Still Life paintings to suit every taste. Our selection includes antique Still Life paintings in oil and Modern and Contemporary still life pictures. Check out our collection below, all available to buy.
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