Price 2.580 €
“Remember you must die!” This message, which reminds everyone that he will one day exchange the earthly for the heavenly, is typical of a memento mori painting. The skull immediately confronts us with death and decay. The flowers that are still in full bloom in a precious vase, will eventually wither. In fact, the artist combines the 15th century motif of the sleeping putto resting on a skull with a 17th century decor. In 17th-century portraiture, distinguished people were often portrayed in front of a curtain that gave a glimpse of a landscape with column.
77.5 x 71 x 7 cm