Apples, Pears and Paint: How to Make a Still Life Painting
The Daisy Linda Ward collection was bequeathed to the Ashmolean Museum in 1939.
The collection is comprised exclusively of Still Life paintings from all over Europe
Dr Jon Whiteley
Dr Whiteley is one of the Senior Keepers of Western Art at the Ashmolean.
Still Life with Hazelnuts by Adriaen Coorte
This is the only recorded instance when Adriaen Coorte painted hazel-nuts.
Still Life with a Skull and Books by Gerrit van Vucht
The vanitas was one of the artist's favourite subjects.
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A look at the history of still life painting, from Xenia murals to Picasso's cubism.
First broadcast: 05 Jan 2014