29 janvier 2016

Edwaert Collier (Breda active before 1663 - 1708 Leiden (?)), A vanitas still life

Edwaert Collier (Breda active before 1663 - 1708 Leiden (?)), A vanitas still life with a skull surmounting an upturned crown, an astrological globe, an hourglass, a book, a shell with soap bubbles and a portrait of the emperor Augustus on a draped table, inscribed on the paper by the book lower left HOMOEST/SIMILIS/BULLAE. and on the paper above the hourglass upper right: SIC FUGITT./IRRE. PARABILE/TEMUS., oil on canvas, 29 3/4  by 25 in.; 75.5 by 63.5... [Lire la suite]