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Setting the Table – Dining Room Art for the Holidays

As Thanksgiving approaches, the anticipation of family gatherings around the dining table fills the air. Elevate the ambiance of your dining area with a captivating piece of art that encapsulates the essence of shared moments and hearty meals. We’ve curated a selection of our favorite dining room art to provide you with inspiration for adorning your own space. Treat your guests to an exceptional dining experience with these visually stunning pieces.

Boris Kustodiev-Portrait of M.V. Dobuzhinsky at the Table: A Tranquil Evening Unveiled

In Boris Kustodiev’s “Portrait of M.V. Dobuzhinsky at the Table,” the viewer is transported to a serene moment in the Victorian era where dining becomes a tranquil spectacle. The painting captures the warmth of a bygone evening, with a distinguished gentleman, M.V. Dobuzhinsky, engrossed in a captivating book at the dining table. The soft glow of ambient light and the intellectual engagement add layers to the scene, making it an inviting and intellectually enriching space. It stands as a testament to the timeless allure of conviviality, seamlessly combining the pleasures of fine dining with the joys of intellectual exploration—a perfect piece to enhance the ambiance of any dining space.

Claude Monet-Pears and Grapes: A Feast of Colors and Light

Although Claude Monet specialized in Impressionist landscapes, Pears and Grapes is a wonderful example of the wide array of subjects the artist was able to portray. The vibrant sunlit fruits in warm and cool tones create a visually delightful scene, perfect for the dinner table. The play of light evokes abundance and freshness, making it an inviting masterpiece that seamlessly blends art with the culinary experience.

Henri Fantin-Latour-Still Life (Primroses, Pears and Pomegranates): A Symphony of Color for the Dinner Table

Still Life (Primroses, Pears and Pomegranates) is a standout piece in the body of work by Henri Fantin-Latour. This painting showcases the use of light and bold colors. The vibrant symphony of colors unfolds, making it a captivating addition to the dinner table. With meticulous composition, the painting transforms the dining space into an inspirational canvas, where the brilliance of primroses, pears, and pomegranates adds visual and sensory delight, creating a joyous and artistic atmosphere.

Edward Mitchell Bannister-Still Life (Fruit and Drink): Tonalist Elegance

Aptly titled Still Life, this Tonalist painting was created by Edward Mitchell Bannister. Though Bannister typically focused on creating landscapes, he also painted a number of striking still life works like this one, which still features Bannister’s characteristic moody style. In this piece, Bannister brings Tonalist elegance to the dinner table. Versatile and moody, this artwork not only adds aesthetic allure but also infuses a contemplative ambiance, making it an excellent choice for those who appreciate the fusion of artistic depth and culinary experience. Bannister’s unique blend of moodiness and precision transforms the dining table into a captivating visual narrative.

We think each of these pieces is perfect for a family dinner but if you would like more ideas for your dining room, browse through our dining room art gallery. We are certain we have something to fit any style or design.

From our family to yours, we extend warm wishes for a delightful Thanksgiving feast filled with love, laughter, and shared moments.

About the Author

Amanda graduated from the University of Kansas, where she studied English literature and got a masters degree in library sciences. She enjoys reading, cooking and playing with her nephews. Her best friend is her little dog Brady.