Francisco Oller, Still Life with Plantains and Bananas and Still Life with Coconuts

Oller inspires a sense of monumentality in his paintings of common fruits from Puerto Rico.

Francisco Oller, Still Life with Plantains and Bananas and Still Life with Coconuts, c. 1890, oil on canvas, 70 x 112 cm (framed) (Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan). Speakers: Dr. Tamara Díaz Calcaño and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank

Osiris Delgado Mercado, Francisco Oller y Cestero: Pintor de Puerto Rico (San Juan: Centro de Estudios Superiores de Puerto Rico y el Caribe, 1983).

Tamara Díaz Calcaño,  “Michel-Jean Cazabon y Francisco Oller: pintura y sociedad en el Caribe decimonónico” (Ph.D. dissertation, Complutense University of Madrid, 2019).

Cite this page as: Dr. Tamara Díaz Calcaño and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank, "Francisco Oller, Still Life with Plantains and Bananas and Still Life with Coconuts," in Smarthistory, November 28, 2023, accessed June 14, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/francisco-oller-still-life-with-plantains-and-bananas-and-still-life-with-coconuts/.