Still lifes with lobsters, all of them cooked and bright red. Different artists and countries along with different times.

Still life with lobster. 1826-1827. French. Oil on canvas. Eugène Delacroix, painter (1798-1863). Collections of the Louvre Museum, Paris. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eug%C3%A8ne_Delacroix_-Still-Life_with_Lobster-_WGA6170.jpg
Still life with a lobster. 17th c. Dutch. Willem Claesz. Heda, artist (1593/1594-ca. 1680/1682). Image © National Gallery, London. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/willem-claesz-heda-still-life-with-a-lobster
“A lobster with grapes and a peach in a Wan-li ‘kraak’ porselein bowl, a silver-gilt cup and cover, a façon-de-Venise wine glass, a melon, a knife, and a pewter platter with a partly peeled lemon on a partly draped table ledge with a curtain.” 17th c. Dutch. Oil on canvas. Abraham van Beyeren, painter (1620/1621-1690). Signed with the initials “A B F” on the lower right. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-4038651

Impressionist flowers that sing summer or at least spring. French. Marcel Dyf, artist. Living from 1899 to 1985, he grew up in Normandy and was captivated by the work of Renoir.

“Pivoines et iris.” 1965 French. Oil on canvas. Signed “DYF” on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/impressionist-modern-art-new-york/pivoines-et-iris
“Fleurs des champ (tapis jaune).” Undated. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “DYF” on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image ©2019 Beloosesky Gallery. Fair use license. via https://www.beloosesky.com/artists/marcel-dyf?view=slider
“Fleurs du jardin,” 1972. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “DYF” on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image by Heritage Auctions Image © 2021 Heritage Auctions/ Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/paintings/marcel-dyf-french-1899-1985-fleurs-du-jardin-1972oil-on-canvas21-3-4-x-18-1-4-inches-552-x-464/a/8011-68011.s

Pictures of fruit that looks delicious. American. Richard LaBarre Goodwin, artist. Living from 1840 to 1910, he studied art in New York City.

“Still Life with Strawberries,” ca. 1885.American. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower right. Collection of the Palmer Museum of Art. Image The Pennsylvania State University © 2021. Fair use license. via https://news.psu.edu/photo/500010/2018/01/08/richard-la-barre-goodwin-still-life-strawberries-c-1885
Strawberries. Undated. American. Image © 2021 FineArtAmerica.com. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/richard-la-barre-goodwin-1840-1910-strawberries-celestial-images.html
“A Basket of Cherries.” Undated. American. Signed on the lower right. Image © museumartpaintings.com Inc.Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via http://museumartpaintings.com/A-Basket-of-Cherries-by-Richard-LaBarre-Goodwin-13721.html#.YDZ5TehKjqU
“Currants.” 1895. American. Image ©2021 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/richard-la-barre-goodwin/currants-3J3uP0kQwyLO-fIDuqvGfA2

Flower pictures. French. Antoine Berjon, painter (1754-1843). Worked in watercolor and oils along with pastels. Designed silks in Lyon, too. Exhibited at the Paris Salon at least five times. These images taken from the blog godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com

“Bouquet of Lilies and Roses in a Basket on a Chiffonier.” 1814. French. Signed on the lower right. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2020/11/from-garden-from-orchard-from-sea.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GodsAndFoolishGrandeur+%28Gods+and+Foolish+Grandeur%29
“The Blue Vase.” 1819. French. Signed on the lower right. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2020/11/from-garden-from-orchard-from-sea.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GodsAndFoolishGrandeur+%28Gods+and+Foolish+Grandeur%29
Basket with a ribbon. Undated. French. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2020/11/from-garden-from-orchard-from-sea.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GodsAndFoolishGrandeur+%28Gods+and+Foolish+Grandeur%29
Flowers and fruit. Undated. French. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2020/11/from-garden-from-orchard-from-sea.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GodsAndFoolishGrandeur+%28Gods+and+Foolish+Grandeur%29
“Fruit and Flowers in a Willow Basket.” 1810. French. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2020/11/from-garden-from-orchard-from-sea.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GodsAndFoolishGrandeur+%28Gods+and+Foolish+Grandeur%29

Still lifes or bodegones from Spain, painted by Juan van der Hamen y León. Living from around 1596 to 1631, he also painted allegories, landscapes, and large-scale works for churches and convents but I like these best.

A basket, dish and plates of fruit on a table top with a jug, glasses of wine, bread and a split melon. 17th c. Spanish. Oil on canvas. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26203/lot/42/?category=list&length=96&page=1

Still-Life with Crockery and Cakes. ca. 1627. Spanish. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid. in the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Juan_van_der_Hamen_-Still-Life_with_Crockery_and_Cakes-_WGA11197.jpg
Still life with Artichokes, Flowers and glass Vessels. 1627. Spanish. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Museo del Prado, Madrid. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Juan_van_der_Hamen_-_Stiil_life_with_flowers,_articholes_cherries_and_glass,_1627,_Prado.jpg

Paintings of fruit to put around so you can pretend to live in an orchard. Swiss. Aimé Barraud, painter. Living from 1902 to 1954, he was a member of a family that engraved pocket watches. Later he switched to portraits and still lifes.

“Nature Morte aux Pommes, aux pinceaux et au pichet.” 1934. Swiss. Oil on canvas. Signed, dated and inscribed on the lower left. ©  Estate of the artist. Image ©  2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/swiss-made-unlocked/aime-barraud-nature-morte-aux-pommes-aux-pinceaux
“Nature morte aux pommes et aux raisins.” 1936. Swiss. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated on the lower right. ©  Estate of the artist. Image ©  2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/from-anker-to-zao-wou-ki/nature-morte-aux-pommes-et-aux-raisins-1936?locale=en
“Nature morte aux fruits.” Undated. Signed on the lower right. ©  Estate of the artist. Image © Metropress Ltd, (t/a Auction Technology Group) 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/beurret-and-bailly/catalogue-id-srbeu10001/lot-acc2b5cb-1edf-4380-8197-a4a500a0b59c

Still lifes with fruit, just one piece of fruit. Born in Mainz in the Rhineland-Palatinate district. Justus Juncker, painter (1703-1767).

“Stilleven met peer en insecten.” 1765. Collections of the Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie, Frankfurt. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Justus_Juncker_-Stilleven_met_peer_en_insecten1615-_St%C3%A4del_Museum.jpg
“Stilleven met appel en insekten.” 1765. Collections of the Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie, Frankfurt. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Justus_Juncker_-Stilleven_met_appel_en_insekten1614-_St%C3%A4del_Museum.jpg

Still lifes with corn and a few baskets that just keep hanging around. American. Alfred Montgomery, artist (1857-1922). He was the first teacher to teach drawing in the public schools of Topeka, Kansas.

“Two Ears of Corn.” Undated. American. Oil on pressed paperboard. Signed “A Montgomery” on the lower left. Indistinct inscriptions including the artist’s name on the reverse. Image © 1999 – 2020 SKINNER, INC, Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/3455B/lots/50
“Barrel and Corn.” Undated. In the public domain due to age. Image © NiceArtGallery.com. Fair use license. via https://www.niceartgallery.com/Alfred-Montgomery/Barrel-And-Corn-oil-painting.html
Untitled. Unknown date. Oil on board. Image ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/alfred-montgomery/untitled-pkF1uoDGfu_ZjoDhzSiOow2

I’ve never reblogged someone else’s entire post but these strawberry paintings are too wonderful to pick and choose. All of them painted by Joseph Decker who was born in Germany in 1853 but immigrated with his family to the United States at the age of 14 and painted here. Died in 1924. From the blog godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com. One image below, please check out the link for the rest.

Still lifes with sea shells. One with flowers, too. French. Antoine Berjon, artist (1754-1843). Worked in watercolor and oils along with pastels. Designed silks in Lyon, too.

“Still Life With Flowers, Shells, a Shark’s Head, and Petrifications.” 1819. Oil. Collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Antoine_Berjon,Still_Life_With_Flowers,_Shells,_a_Shark%27s_Head,_and_Petrifications(1819).jpg
“Coquillages et Madreposes.” Undated. French. Collections of the Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lyon. Image source: the Bridgeman Art Library. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Berjon,Antoine%E2%80%94Still_Life_of_Shells_and_Coral.jpg and https://www.walmart.com/ip/Coquillages-et-Madreposes-Antoine-Berjon-1754-1843French-Musee-des-Beaux-Arts-Lyon-Canvas-Art-Antoine-Berjon-18-x-24/184454044?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=0
“Still life of seashells.” Early 19th c. Oil on zinc. School of Antoine Berjon. Image source: © Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/eoskins/24787919558