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Vanita Still Life (1688)

Vanita’s still life paintings are quite popular, a haunting reminder of life and death. Smoking, games, music, and drinks – any life pleasures. The skull reminds us that it is all fleeting.

Coorte, Andriaen. Vanita Still Life, 1688. Zeeuws Museum and Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain License.