Still lifes, this time of food, not flowers by French realist artist Antoine Vollon (1833-1900). Starting out to do engravings, he taught himself to paint. A friend of Alexandre Dumas.

"Mound of Butter." 1875-1885. Oil on canvas.
“Mound of Butter.” 1875-1885. Oil on canvas. Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Antoine_Vollon_-_Mound_of_Butter_-_National_Gallery_of_Art.jpg
"Still Life with Fish and a Copper Jug." ca. 1860-1890. Oil on canvas.
“Still Life with Fish and a Copper Jug.” ca. 1860-1890. Oil on canvas. Image © Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Fair use license. via https://www.boijmans.nl/en/collection/artworks/3133/still-life-with-fish-and-a-copper-jug
"Still life with Onions." ca. 1875-1880. Oil on canvas.
“Still life with Onions.” ca. 1875-1880. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Still_Life_with_Onions_by_Antoine_Vollon.jpg

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