Caravaggio (Italian, 1573-1610). "Still Life with Skull." A common symbol of vanitas- a reminder of the certainty of death.

Jerome Writing, (oil on canvas) (detail of by Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da St. Jerome Doctor of the Church and translator of the bible into Latin; held in the Galleria Borghese, Rome, Italy.

THE HANGOVER PART II found object sculpture and still life photograph by Cheech Sanchez 2014 #stilllife still life #vanitas Vanitas #skull Skull

THE HANGOVER PART II found object sculpture and still life photograph by Cheech Sanchez 2014 still life Vanitas Skull

Skulls: #Skull, candle, and books.

Increíbles Fotos [Blanco y Negro]

Bell, book candle with a bonus skull. It's like gothic bingo. Gothic still life: Classic

Tingjian’s second sketchbook page contains another highly accurate drawing from observation: a mixed media drawing of an animal skull. Working primarily in black and white, students are able to focus on tone and form, gaining proficiency in these areas, before contending with colour. Without a doubt, this is one of the most outstanding International GCSE art sketchbook pages I have ever seen.

The IGCSE Art sketchbook that you've been waiting for

Edwaert Collier. Detail from Vanitas, 1663

Vanitas - Still Life with Books and Manuscripts and a Skull by Edwaert Collier c. 1643 - 1710 via The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo

“Still life with skull” – old daguerrotype from 1850. I have a print of this hanging in my living room.

memento mori (author unknown, - all things amazing

THE HANGOVER PART III found object sculpture and still life photograph by Cheech Sanchez 2014 #stilllife still life #vanitas Vanitas #skull Skull

THE HANGOVER PART III found object sculpture and still life photograph by Cheech Sanchez 2014 still life Vanitas Skull

Jim Dine 'The Side View' 1996 etching

JIM DINE (American, b. The Side View 1986 etching, soft-ground etching, and drypoint on paper sheet: 47 x 44

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