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“Vanitas” Still Life, Adam Bernaert, ca. 1665

Adam Bernaert - "Vanitas" - Still Life - Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, US.

The Saint Augustine painting was Botticelli’s first major fresco. SAN AGUSTÍN fue transformado por la MISERICORDIA DIVINA

Saint Augustine of Hippo was a Father of the Church whose writings are considered very influential in the development of Western Christianity and philosophy. He was bishop of Hippo Regius (present-day Annaba, Algeria) of the Roman province of Africa.

Dutch Golden Age still-life painter Adam Bernaert is the author of this Vanitas painting. The Dutch Vanitas still life symbolizes Memento mori, how vain and insignificant are human concerns, and, therefore, how important it is to turn to God. The term comes from the biblical Book of Ecclesiastes “Vanity of vanities! All is vanity.”

Dutch Golden Age still-life painter Adam Bernaert is the author of this Vanitas painting. The Dutch Vanitas still life symbolizes Memento mori, how vain and insignificant are human concerns, and, therefore, how important it is to turn to God.

Edwaert Colliers, Vanitas, 1675

1675 Vanitas still life Reflecting Blathwayt's love of the visual arts and music by Edwaert Colliers at Dyrham National Trust, image supplied by the Public Catalogue Foundation

Edward Collier (Breda c. 1640-c. 1710 Leiden)  A vanitas still life with an open book, a lute etc

Edward Collier (Breda c. 1710 Leiden) A vanitas still life with an open book, a lute etc

Jan Jansz. Treck (1606, Amsterdam, 25 September 1652 ) was a still-life painter during the Dutch Golden Age.

Still Life with Glass of Wine, pewter Jug and other Objects - Jan Jansz.

Vanitas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vanitas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Collier, Edward (ca 1640-1707) - Vanitatum et Omnia Vanitas, 1689, Private Collection

Collier, Edward (ca - Vanitatum et Omnia Vanitas, Private Collection

..The Berkemeyer Project..: Symbolic Meaning of objects used in Vanitas paintings

The Berkemeyer Project.: Symbolic Meaning of objects used in Vanitas paintings

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