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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