Cornucopia Components: Fruit

Phillips_The Big Pear

Marjorie Phillips, The Big Pear, 1955. Oil on canvas, 12 1/8 x 14. in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC. Acquired 1955

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we’re seeing cornucopias everywhere. No cornucopia is complete without a healthy selection of grapes, pears, apples, and other ripe fruits. Here’s a few works from our permanent collection featuring this critical component.

Bossharde_Blue Grapes and Pears

Rodolphe Th.Bosshard, Blue Grapes and Pears, 1937. Oil on plywood panel, 11 7/8 x 15 5/8 in.The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC. Acquired 1937

Bonbright_Green apples

Sybil Bonbright, Green Apples, ca. 1944. Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC. Acquired 1944

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