I would love to do this with the real moths and a skull under glass.
Herman Henstenburgh, Vanitas, c. 1700 Vanitas: The Latin word means "vanity" and loosely translated corresponds to the meaninglessness of earthly life and the transient nature of all earthly goods and pursuits.
Beauty. it’s what’s inside that counts. Skull
"The Future Eaters"
I often derive a peculiar satisfaction in conversing with the ancient and modern dead, — who yet live and speak excellently in their works...Still Life by Hannah Combs.
Silence. Le Monde d'Hermès n°61 Photo: Julia Hetta. This reminds me of my daughters art, such an incredible eye it takes to paint glass and water
Vanitas with owl, Anonymous, 17th century
ANIMAL ART | Owl Art 2
Italian, late 19th century, A Vanitas I like this because its very straight forward, and to the point. You know exactly whats its trying to portray right away. MT
THE HANGOVER PART II found object sculpture and still life photograph by Cheech Sanchez 2014 #stilllife still life #vanitas Vanitas #skull Skull
vanitas and food
Edwaert Collier - Vanitas: Still Life with Books and Manuscripts and a Skull (detail)