From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Vanitas: A category of paintings (often, but not always still-lifes) alluding to the futility of life and the transience of earthly joys and possessions. The main vanitas symbol is the skull (standing for death), which is usually combined with other objects symbolizing the certainty of the end of all human existence on earth, such as a burnt-out candle, an empty/toppled cup, or rotten fruit, as well as symbols of wealth (money, regal adornments, jewelry) and sometimes, symbols of the arts and humanities (books, musical instruments), which outlast human life.[1]

Español: Vanitas es el término latino, que puede traducirse por vanidad, que designa una categoría particular de bodegón, de alto valor simbólico, pooh le dreal' practicado en la época barroca.
type of symbolic work of art
Pieter Claesz, Still Life with a Skull and a Writing Quill.jpg
Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg  Wikipedia
Instance of Pu
Subclass of still life
Authority control
Blue pencil.svg
vanitas (es); Vanitas (gl); Vanitas (hu); Vanitas (lt); Vanitas (hr); Vanitas (da); vanitas (it); Vanitas (fi); Vanitas (ca); ванитас (ru); Vanitas (de); Vanitas (vi); vanité (fr); Vanitas (lv); Vanitas (bg); Vanitas (fy); vanitas (nb); ヴァニタス (ja); vanitas (nl); ואניטאס (he); Vanitas (sv); vanitas (nn); Ванітас (uk); Vanitas (az); vanitas (pl); vanitas (pt); 虚空派 (zh); 바니타스화 (ko); vanitas (en); Vanitas (eo); pomíjivost (cs); Vanitas (la) жанр живописи, аллегорический натюрморт (ru); Gattungsbegriff in der Kunst (de); genre artistique (fr); motiv i bildekunst og litteratur som setter søkelys på livets forgjengelighet (nb); ett motiv i konst och litteratur (sv); motyw artystyczny (pl); pojem (cs); type of symbolic work of art (en) Vanitas (ru); vanitas still life, vanitas still-life, vanitas picture (en); Vanitas (cs); Vanitas-Stillleben, Vanitasstillleben, Vanitas-Stilleben, Vanitasstilleben (de)


This category has the following 7 subcategories, out of 7 total.





Pages in category "Vanitas"

This category contains only the following page.

Media in category "Vanitas"

The following 75 files are in this category, out of 75 total.