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Barok "memento mori" paint in the original frame.  Italy.  Circa 1720.

Réf : 70289

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Barok "memento mori" paint in the original frame. Italy. Circa 1720.

An unusual painting in oil on a wooden panel depicting a "memento mori" scene of a skull and crossed bones placed on a closed book from which one page has been torn out bearing the inscription "memento mori". The painting has retained its original carved and patinated pine-wooden frame with typical scrollwork. On the back there is a double old museum stamp that reads : MUSEO DELLA VANITAS // MEMENTO MORI // 25 x 15,5cm / 1720 // cc/149-AC Southern Italy. Circa 1720. Provenance: acquired from the UK art & antique trade. Dimensions: 25cm x 15,5cm Sold "as seen" with some old [...]

Period : 18th century

Antique dealer : Kim J. Nazzi

Kim J. Nazzi

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