In this expansive painting, David Bromley reimagines a staple of art history. Vanitas - a latin phrase meaning ‘remember you must die’, rose to prominence during the 17th century Dutch Renaissance. These paintings feature the ultimate symbol of death - the skull, surrounded by worldly possessions or perishables.
Be warned, ‘Vanitas’ are not just pretty pictures. Here for example, surrounded by delicate cornflowers, Bromley’s pirate skulls hold the eye captive - reminding us to seize the moment for life is fragile. Among Australia’s most collectible contemporary artists, Bromley is a celebrated artist whose style is as distinct as it is chic. Collect and Carpe Diem!
David BROMLEY (1960 - )
acrylic on canvas
Image Size: 150 x 120 cm
Dimensions: 150 x 120 x 10 cm
Signed: signed BROMLEY
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
Condition: As New
© The Artist or Assignee
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