Still Life

Accession Number
2000/2.301

Title
Still Life

Artist(s)
Emanuele Cavalli

Artist Nationality
Italian (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1972

Medium & Support
oil on board

Dimensions
15 7/8 in x 13 3/4 in (40.32 cm x 34.92 cm)

Subject matter
Cavalli painted many still lifes, including several similarly arranged depicting some of the same objects including in 1970 Natura Morta con Conchiglia and Conchiglia e Sfera. Cavalli was a part of the second phase of the scuola romana (School of Rome) movement, a group of artists gathered together out of friendship and culture rather than stylistic similarity, although a return to classicism was a dominant current. 

Physical Description
A painting of two green bottles, a pear, an egg, a shell, and several other objects on a flat brown surface.

Primary Object Classification
Painting

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
Vessels
bottle
bottles
fruit
fruit (plant components)
seashell
still lifes

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