Still Life.

Still Life with Fruit, c. 1860


Oil on canvasexpand_more

The William Hood Dunwoody Fundexpand_more  69.47

Not on Viewexpand_more

In 19th-century America, a growing wealthy class desired artworks that reflected a life of leisure and abundance. Still lifes and genre paintings filled the bill, simultaneously mirroring and augmenting the material richness of American homes. Trained as a porcelain painter in his native Germany, Severin Roesen became a renowned painter of still lifes after immigrating to the United States in 1848.

Conservation of this picture was made possible by a generous contribution from Douglas and Mary Olson through the Art Champions program.


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Roesen, Still Life with Fruit (#534)
Still Life with Fruit
Artist Life
(born Germany), 1815 - 1872
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Still Life.