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Still Life Oil on Canvas

  • Still Life Oil on Canvas
Description
Type : exhibited at
Date : 25. May 2021
Condition : Don't know
Location : National Museum of Sweden

Source: National Museum of Sweden – nationalmuseum.se

Title Vanitas Still Life Oil on Canvas – by an unknown German artist, 17th century.

Inventory No.NM 6367 – An allegory of the transience of human existence and the vanity of ambition, art and worldly knowledge, this painting combines various symbolic motifs alluding to the inevitable passage of time – skulls and bones, an hourglass, books and precious objects.

 

 


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