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Vanitas

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  • Vanitas — Motiv aus Johann Caspar Lavaters Physiognomischen Fragmenten (1775–78): Hinter der Maske der Schönheit lauert der Tod. Vanitas (lat. „leerer Schein, Nichtigkeit, Eitelkeit“; auch „Lüge, Prahlerei, Misserfolg oder Vergeblichkeit“) ist ein Wort für …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vanitas — [van′i täs΄] n. 〚L〛 1. vanity; futility 2. a work of art containing symbols of mortality or the impermanence of material things; esp., a 17th cent. Dutch painting of this kind adj. of or relating to this genre [the vanitas tradition] * * * ▪ …   Universalium

  • Vanitas —   [v ; lateinisch »Leere«, »nichtiges Treiben«, »Prahlerei«], Mahnung an die Vergänglichkeit irdischen Glücks, v. a. als Thema der bildenden Kunst. Im Mittelalter fand sie Ausdruck v. a. in figürlichen Darstellungen wie »Frau Welt«, Totentanz und …   Universal-Lexikon

  • vanitas — [van′i täs΄] n. [L] 1. vanity; futility 2. a work of art containing symbols of mortality or the impermanence of material things; esp., a 17th cent. Dutch painting of this kind adj. of or relating to this genre [the vanitas tradition] …   English World dictionary

  • Vanitas — Vanitas, lat., Vanität, Nichtigkeit, Eitelkeit; v. vanitatum! Eitelkeit der Eitelkeiten! …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • vanitas — index nullity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Vanitas — vanitatum, sagte der Pfaffe, der fiel von einer Frauen. – Hoefer, 882 …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • vanitas — /vanˈi tas/ noun 1. A 17c Dutch still life painting in which motifs such as the hourglass, skull or candle feature as reminders of the transience and vanity of human life and aspirations 2. Any painting of this genre ORIGIN: L, vanity …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vanitas — Бартоломеус Брейн Старший, 1 я пол. XVI …   Википедия

  • Vanitas — In the arts, vanitas is a type of symbolic still life painting commonly executed by Northern European painters in Flanders and the Netherlands in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The term vanitas itself refers to the arts, learning and… …   Wikipedia

  • Vanitas — Vanidad, de Juriaen van Streeck …   Wikipedia Español


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