Robert C. Hulme, 'Lemon and Apple'

Robert C. Hulme, 'Lemon and Apple'

Robert C. Hulme
'Lemon and Apple'
About 1862-1876
Oil on millboard
Museum no. 5928S

Still-life, the depiction of flowers, fruit, vegetables, animals and household objects, became a popular subjects for artists in the 19th century. Many artists specialised in still life but for others it was simply part of a repertoire of subjects by which an artist could make a living.