English School, A ‘Memento Mori’ Oil on Paper laid on canvas

English School, A ‘Memento Mori’ Oil on Paper laid on canvas
Late 18th Century
Size : 37 cm high, 28 cm wide – 14½ ins high, 11 ins wide (Canvas)
Inviting the viewer to ‘Remember Me’ this ‘Vanitas’ serves as a symbol of both death and constant worldly change and as a reminder of their inevitability. Man is thus reminded of his imminent mortality and that he should live each day as best and as well as he can.

English School, A ‘Memento Mori’ Oil on Paper laid on canvas

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