Napolitan master of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life

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Napolitan master of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life. Oil on canvas. Relined.  45 x 57 cm. Photo Hampel

Lot 137. Estimate: € 2000-4000  

Memento mori representation, in which the items of transience are addressed as skulls and bones on a book, behind a concave mirror, in which the interior of the artists' studios will be seen by seen from the back of the easel. Right nightlight, hourglass and conch shell with dried red poppies. Top left trompe l'oeil painted by way of glued paper. 

Hampel. 7 avril 2016