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Painting
Jan Jansz. Treck
1648
Jan Jansz. Treck: 'Vanitas Still Life'
Painting
Frans Hals
1626-8
Frans Hals: 'Young Man holding a Skull (Vanitas)'
Glossary
Vanitas is the Latin for vanity, in the sense of emptiness or a worthless action. 'Vanity of Vanities, saith the preacher, all is vanity' (Ecclesiastes 12: 8). The implication of these words from the Old Testament is that all human action is trans...
Artist
1612 - 1656
Location
Dutch Flower Painting
Detail from Bosschaert: 'A Still Life of Flowers in a Wan-Li Vase', 1609-10
Painting
Harmen Steenwyck
about 1640
Harmen Steenwyck: 'Still Life: An Allegory of the Vanities of Human Life'
Painting
François Bonvin
1876
François Bonvin: 'Still Life with Book, Papers and Inkwell'
Painting
Godfried Schalcken
1660s
Godfried Schalcken: 'An Old Woman scouring a Pot'
Painting
Italian
17th century
Italian: 'A Dead Soldier'
Painting
Pieter Codde
1625
Pieter Codde: 'A Woman holding a Mirror'
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