A still life (plural still lifes) is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects which may be either natural (food, flowers, plants, rocks, or shells) or man-made (drinking glasses, books, vases, jewelry, coins, pipes, and so on) in an artificial setting.

With origins in ancient times and most popular in Western art since the 17th century, still life paintings give the artist more leeway in the arrangement of design elements within a composition than do paintings of other types of subjects such as landscape or portraiture. Still life paintings, particularly before 1700, often contained religious and allegorical symbolism relating to the objects depicted. Some modern still life breaks the two-dimensional barrier and employs three-dimensional mixed media, and uses found objects, photography, computer graphics, as well as video and sound.

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Interior in the Medici Palace - M. Romani - www.still-life-art.org
Interior in the Medici Palace
M. Romani
A Vanitas Still Life   1 - Peeter Sion - www.still-life-art.org
A Vanitas Still Life 1
Peeter Sion
Little Pierrots - Tadeusz Makowski - www.still-life-art.org
Little Pierrots
Tadeusz Makowski
Still Life with Ink Bottle, Book and Letter - William Michael Harnett - www.still-life-art.org
Still Life with Ink Bottle, Book and Letter
William Michael Harnett
Trompe l'Oeil of a Bookcase, 1710-20 - Giuseppe Maria Crespi - www.still-life-art.org
Trompe l'Oeil of a Bookcase, 1710-20
Giuseppe Maria Crespi
Pair Of Leather Clogs A - Vincent Van Gogh - www.still-life-art.org
Pair Of Leather Clogs A
Vincent Van Gogh
The Kings Closet, Windsor Castle, from Royal Residences... - Charles Wild - www.still-life-art.org
The Kings Closet, Windsor Castle, from Royal Residences...
Charles Wild
Still-life with Chessboard (The Five Senses) 1630 - Lubin Baugin - www.still-life-art.org
Still-life with Chessboard (The Five Senses) 1630
Lubin Baugin
Großes Fruchtestilleben 1884 - Charles Thomas Bale - www.still-life-art.org
Großes Fruchtestilleben 1884
Charles Thomas Bale
Viva la Vida, 1954 - Frida Kahlo - www.still-life-art.org
Viva la Vida, 1954
Frida Kahlo
Fruit and Wine - Sarah Miriam Peale - www.still-life-art.org
Fruit and Wine
Sarah Miriam Peale
Napoleon Et Son Armée (Napoleon and his Army) - Alphonse Lalauze - www.still-life-art.org
Napoleon Et Son Armée (Napoleon and his Army)
Alphonse Lalauze

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