19th Century Floral Still Life
(Flemish School, 19th century)
Oil on canvas on panel
Floral Still Life, Oil on Canvas on Panel
30 x 20-3/4 inches (37 x 27-3/4 w/frame)
In still life paintings, also known as vanitas, flowers were used to depict richness and wealth and their decay, contrastingly, symbolized with the inevitably of death and thus, the sweetness of life.