Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Psalms Psalms 101-150 (Vulg.) Psalm 102 (Vulg.), 103 (AV): Benedic, anima mea, Domino, et omnia
Images of Christ
Risen Christ Without attributes
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Flower
SOCIAL LIFE
Still life
Flowers With skull
Flowers In a vaseEuropeanCeramic
Flowers With hourglass or watch
Musical instruments
Skull Crowned with other foliage
Skull Placed on or by a book
Text or motto Miscellaneous
Hourglass or watch
Crown, orb or sceptre
AnimalsDeadShells
Masks
Money bags
Human figures Christian scenes or figures
Lamp
Documents
Coins and medals
Curtain
Mirror
Further details
Since this photograph was taken, the panel has been cut down and the vanitas accoutrements have been painted over. Inscription is an adaptation of Psalm 103, verse 15, 'As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth'
ARTIST/CREATOR
Nieulandt, Adriaen van, the younger (1587-1658)
DATE
2nd quarter 17th century
LOCATION
London, Sotheby's (10 July 1974)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Fred Meijer, 'Not Ambrosius Brueghel but Adriaen van Nieulandt: a mutilated image of Vanity', Oud Holland, 109, 1995, pp. 158-64
Contact
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