American School Memento Vanitas Still Life Canvas Painting


Impressive oil on canvas memento mori or omnia vanitas still life painting. The site measures 15.5 inches wide and 12.5 inches high. Set in a reeded gilt wood frame with a dark bronze finish. The painting depicts a skull, book, cup, and candle holder resting on a covered table. From an estate in San Francisco, CA. Appears to be late 19th century to early 20th. Unsigned.

Dimensions: 20.5"w x 2"d x 17.5"h

Circa: 20th Century, United States

Materials: Canvas, Wood

Condition: Good, wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully painted with age appropriate wear. Aged varnish, surface dirt and dust as seen in photos. Frame has small chips and scuffs on gilt finish.

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