An American Still Life of an Apple, Pear and Grapes

Oil on canvas on board

Signed illegibly circa late 1800s

9 3/4 x 5 7/8 (16 x 12 3/4 frame) inches

 

This is an example of late 19th century still life painting at it's most fully realized. The creator was of talent and it radiates throughout this painting. The signature appears to be "L F" which could be LaFarge but it's too difficult to decipher though the talent is certainly present.

An American Still Life of an Apple, Pear and Grapes circa 1880s