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Vanitas paintings, popular in the seventeenth century, suggest transcience and "the corruptibility of worldly goods, the futility of riches, and the inevitability of death". Wilting flowers, rotting fruit and meat, hourglasses, skulls are all part of the iconography, as are soap bubbles, puffs of smokes, piles of coins, the yellowing pages of books... - Factotum, IsFor

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Aeternum vale

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The old rugged cross

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Rest in peace

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