American Still Life

A still life oil painting of a cluster of purple grapes and several peaches next to a white, porcelain basket holding more peaches.
February 14–August 16, 2015
Second floor

This exhibition showcases approximately 30 works from the museum’s collection of 19th- and 20th-century still lifes. Organized in celebration of the recent acquisition of Raphaelle Peale’s Peaches and Grapes in a Chinese Export Basket (1813), the exhibition includes works from across the collection including paintings by the trompe l‘oeil masters William Harnett and John Frederick Peto, vibrant floral subjects by Georgia O’Keeffe and Arthur Dove, prints by Louis Lozowick, and photographs by Wynn Bullock and Carlotta Corpron.

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