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Still Life, (painting)

Painter:
Wightman, Thomas 1811-1888
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Greenville County Museum of Art 420 College Street Greenville South Carolina 29601
Date:
Ca. 1845
Notes:
Severens, Martha R., "Greenville County Museum of Art: The Southern Collection," New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1995, pg. 52.
Summary:
A corner of a tabletop adorned with an abundance of fruit, mostly bunches of green, gold, red, and purple grapes, still on their branches with leaves and vine tendrils, and a few peaches and a pear nestled among them. In the foreground is a green melon cut to reveal its yellow flesh and seeds. In front is a white plate with grapes, plums, peaches, a few cherries, and a glass fruit dish filled with ripe red strawberries. To the right is a half-peeled lemon with peel spiraling over the edge of the table. On the far right is a large wedge of watermelon.
Topic:
Still Life--Fruit--Grape
Still Life--Fruit--Cherry
Still Life--Fruit--Lemon
Still Life--Fruit--Plum
Still Life--Fruit--Peach
Still Life--Fruit--Pear
Still Life--Fruit--Watermelon
Still Life--Fruit--Strawberry
Control number:
IAP 48000032
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_352171

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