"Vanitas with Stripes" is a modern take on a classical category of painting. The vanitas required that the viewer think about mortality. The glasses can be either half empty or half full. 

This painting is on a gallery wrapped canvas with finished edges. It comes ready to hang. 

- Christopher Garvey

Vanitas with Stripes

Oil painting on stretched canvas

Signed on front

16" h x 20" w x 1" d
2 lbs. 0 oz.



Christopher Garvey
Summerville, South Carolina

Getting to Know Christopher

Christopher Garvey focuses on the still life in his work, capturing objects like dishes and fruit with impressive clarity. He currently lives in South Carolina and finds inspiration in Renaissance and Baroque art. When it comes to technique, he enjoys the challenge of accurate drawing and the transparent qualities of oil paint. He has collected many books over the years, which he uses to improve his practice.