Still Life with Marble-Top Table

folk art still life



Oil paint on academy board

18 3/4" x 22 7/8"; in a contemporary grain painted frame, 23 3/8" x 27 3/8"

On the reverse of the academy board is the remnant of a label "ACADEMY BOARDS, FROST & ADAMS CO" who were major distributors of academy boards and paint supplies in Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1880.


Primitively & colorfully rendered, the glass compote filled with cherries & the basket of grapes are accented with oranges & peaches all arranged on the marble top, Eastlake table.