Still lifes with nuts and fruit in the trompe l’oeil tradition. American. De Scott Evans, artist. Living from 1847 to 1898 he was a genre painter who signed his works with various names, including David Scott, S. S. David, and Stanley S. David.

"A New Variety, Try One." ca. 1890.
“A New Variety, Try One.” ca. 1890. Oil on canvas. Signed S. S. David on the bottom right. Attributed to De Scott Evans. Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:De_Scott_Evans_-_A_New_Variety,_Try_One.jpg
"Two Hanging Apples." ca. 1890.
“Two Hanging Apples.” ca. 1890. Oil on canvas. De Scott Evans, artist. Collection of the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:De_Scott_Evans_-_Two_Hanging_Apple_-_1974.78_-_Yale_University_Art_Gallery.jpg
"The Irish Question." 1880s. Oil on canvas.
“The Irish Question.” 1880s. Oil on canvas. Private Collection. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DeScott_Evans_The_Irish_Question.jpg

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