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Charles Lewis Fussell : Still Life with Fruit
Charles Lewis Fussell (Still Life with Fruit)

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Artist: Charles Lewis Fussell
Title: Still Life with Fruit
Year: 1891
Media: Oil on canvas, mounted on cardboard, 17 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches
Description: Signed and dated at lower left: “Fussell/1891”; inscribed in crayon on mount verso: “130 McCawley”

This painting is related to two other still-life subjects that Fussell painted in 1891 when he resided in Brooklyn: Still Life with Vegetables (private collection),1 and Still Life, Fish (Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts). Fussell was an accomplished still-life painter, and later produced some impressive trompe l’oeil compositions.

Note

1. This painting is illustrated and discussed in 150 Years of Still-Life Painting, Philadelphia Collection LXII (Philadelphia: Schwarz Gallery, June 1997), 100.

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