Silence. Le Monde d'Hermès n°61 Photo: Julia Hetta. This reminds me of my daughters art, such an incredible eye it takes to paint glass and water

This reminds me of my daughters art, such an incredible eye it takes to paint glass and water

Cornelis van der Meulen Vanitas Still Life 1688

Cornelis van der Meulen* A Vanitas Still Life of a Skull, a guttering Candle, a tortoiseshell Mirror, a Book, a Statue and a pack of Cards

David Bailly Vanitas with Portrait Netherlands (ca. 1650) Oil on canvas 37 ¼ x 45 ¾ in. (95 x 116 cm) Vanitas- Latin for vanity, refers to a type of still life consisting of a collection of objects that symbolize death; the brevity of human life and the transience of earthly pleasures and achievements (e.g., a human skull, a mirror, and broken pottery). Such paintings were particularly popular in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, especially in the Netherlands

David Bailly Vanitas with Portrait Netherlands (ca. Oil on canvas 37 ¼ x 45 ¾ in. x 116 cm) Vanitas- Latin for vanity, refers to a type of still life consisting of a collection of objects.

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