19 août 2015

German master, Vanitas Still Life with Skull, Wax Jack and Pocket Sundial, circa 1620

German master, Vanitas Still Life with Skull, Wax Jack and Pocket Sundial, circa 1620. Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main

19 août 2015

Simon Renard de Saint-André (1613-1677), Vanitas

Simon Renard de Saint-André (1613-1677), Vanitas, huile sur toile, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Marseille, France.
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19 août 2015

Julien Brunet's gemstone skulls

Julien Brunet, gemstone skulls
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22 avril 2015

Flemish School, 17th century, Vanitas still life with a vase of flowers, plate of fruit, skull, and box of jewels on draped wood

Flemish School, 17th century, Vanitas still life with a vase of flowers, plate of fruit, skull, and box of jewels on draped wooden table, oil on canvas, 30 by 24  1/2  in.; 76.2 by 62.2 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 32,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's.  Provenance: With H.H. Cevat, Laussane;Alfred Brod, 1969. Exhibition: New Orleans 1997, no. 51 (as Peeter Sion);Baltimore 1999, no. 50 (as Peeter Sion). Bibliography:  A. Veca, Vanitas: Il simbolismo del tempo, Bergamo 1981, pp. 102-103,... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2015

Glass Vanitas by Michael Rogers

Michael Rogers, The Key, 2014. Formatting, cast glass, 13.5 x 18 x 13 in, installed. Price $ 5,000.00 © Bullseye Projects Michael Rogers, Passage, 2015. Formatting, cast glass, 10.5 x 22.125 x 10 in, installed. Price $ 5,000.00 © Bullseye Projects Michael Rogers, Goldened, 2014. Formatting, cast glass, 10.5 x 22.125 x 10 in, installed. Price $ 5,000.00 © Bullseye Projects Michael Rogers, Vanitas I, 2012. Formatting, cast glass, 8.75 x 22.5 x 9.25 in, installed.... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2015

Sebastien Stoskopff (Strasbourg 1597 - Idstein 1657), Vanitas with a vase of theriac

Sebastien Stoskopff (Strasbourg 1597 - Idstein 1657), Vanitas with a vase of theriac. Oil on panel, 48 x 65 cm. Signed and dated 1627. Photo courtesy David Koetser Gallery This painting is a true masterpiece of the Vanitas genre. Against a dark background, and on a stone table, a skull without lower jaw seems to bite the book it is resting on. To the right is a flask containing a juice or a liquor made of lemon labelled in Latin “Succucz limonum” and dated 1627, along with a travelling vanity set. To the left,... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2015

'Memento Mori - Looking at Death in Art and Illustration' at Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery

Andreas Vesalius, De humani corporis (On the fabric of the human body), second edition, 1555. Woodcut. The Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections. NASHVILLE, TENN.- Drawing on the combined resources of the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery, the Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, local museums, and several private collections, Memento Mori – Looking at Death in Art and Illustration will reveal multiple perspectives on the nature of death and our attempts to memorialize the dead in order to give meaning to their lives.... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2014

Les vanités de Ryan Matthew Colin

Ryan Matthew’s Collection. Photo by Sergio Royzen  Ryan Matthew’s Collection (clipped to polyvore.com) Ryan Matthew Colin.
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25 juillet 2014

Hedi Xandt

Hedi Xandt, The God Of The Grove, 2013. gold-plated brass, polymer, distressed black finish, marble.© 2014 Hedi Xandt Hedi Xandt, The God Of The Grove (detail), 2013. gold-plated brass, polymer, distressed black finish, marble. © 2014 Hedi Xandt Hedi Xandt, My Die-Cast Soul, 2013, gold-plated. © 2014 Hedi Xandt Hedi Xandt, The Longer You Last, 2013 gold-plated cast of an 18th century skull with inserted nails, custom-made black-red perspex fixture. © 2014 Hedi Xandt Hedi Xandt, The Longer You Last III,... [Lire la suite]
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22 juillet 2014

Franciscus Gysbrechts, Vanité, Anvers, deuxième moitié du xviie siècle,

Franciscus Gysbrechts, Vanité, Anvers, deuxième moitié du xviie siècle, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten.
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