Edwaert Collier. Detail from Vanitas, 1663

Vanitas - Still Life with Books and Manuscripts and a Skull by Edwaert Collier c. 1643 - 1710 via The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo

Still Life: An Allegory of the Vanities of Human Life' by Harmen Steenwyck (love vanitas paintings--they remind us of the fleeting nature of life so we remember to live in the moment each and every day!)

~~ Still Life: An Allegory of the Vanities of Human Life' by Harmen Steenwyck - Vanitas paintings-- remind us of the fleeting nature of life so we remember to live in the moment each & every day!

Herman Henstenburgh, Vanitas, c. 1700  Vanitas: The Latin word means "vanity" and loosely translated corresponds to the meaninglessness of earthly life and the transient nature of all earthly goods and pursuits.

Herman Henstenburgh, Vanitas, c. 1700 Vanitas: The Latin word means "vanity" and loosely translated corresponds to the meaninglessness of earthly life and the transient nature of all earthly goods and pursuits.

Audrey Flack  Paints ordinary objects in a representative way. The objects sybolize her self in similar way to Dutch Vanitas paintings.

Audrey Flack, Wheel of Fortune (Vanitas), Oil over acrylic on canvas, 96 x 96 inches. Courtesy of Gary Snyder Project Space.

♂ Artistic nature flower Feeling frazzled in a delighted way by Alan Shapiro

Artistic nature flower Feeling frazzled in a delighted way by Alan Shapiro ~ETS

GCSE Sketchbook by Noah Walton

Create a series of studies of the same thing - vary the shade, colour, tone, media etc.

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