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List of Famous Still Life Paintings

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Updated June 14, 2019 235.1k views 98 items

List of the most famous still life paintings in the world, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The popular still life paintings on this list are considered to be some of the most recognizable works of art on the planet, so save yourself a trip to the museum and check out this artwork from the comfort of your own home. still life is an extremely important genre in the art world, so it's no surprise that some of the most recognizable fall under the still life genre. You can find additional information about these well-known paintings by clicking on the names of the pieces.

Everything from Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers to The Basket of Apples is included below.

This list answers the questions, "What are examples of still life paintings?" and "What are the most famous still life paintings?"
An Abundance of Fruit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Still Life Paintings
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An Abundance of Fruit

Artist: Severin Roesen

Genres (Art): Still life

Art Form: Painting

Banquet Still Life is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Still Life Paintings
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"Banquet Still Life" (1667) is a painting by Abraham van Beyeren. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Abraham van Beijeren

Genres (Art): Still life

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age, Baroque

Bouquet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Still Life Paintings
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Bouquet (1603) is a painting by Flemish artist Jan Brueghel the Elder. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Jan Brueghel the Elder

Genres (Art): Still life

Art Form: Painting

Bouquet of Flowers in a ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Still Life Paintings
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"Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase" (1618) is a still life painting by Ambrosius Bosschaert. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Ambrosius Bosschaert

Genres (Art): Still life

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age, Baroque