KALF, Willem
(b. 1619, Rotterdam, d. 1693, Amsterdam)

Still-Life with Porcelain and a Nautilus Cup

Oil on canvas, 64 x 56 cm
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

The presence of the watch in this still-life might suggest the idea of the passing of time and the transience of life.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.