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

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

1700 to 1900 England

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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)
Provenance : Finch and Co July 2000 , BADA Millennium Exhibition
Ex : Private collection, USA

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.
Dimensions
Height 37.00 cm (14.57 inches)
Width 28.00 cm (11.02 inches)
Medium
Oil on Paper laid on Canvas
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