The painting will be published in the monograph by prof. Nicola Spinosa: Francesco Solimena and the arts in Naples, edited by Ugo Bozzi, Rome 2018.

C. Volpe in Italian Still life, exhibition catalogue, Naples- Zurich- Rotterdam 1964-1965, Milan 1964;
F. Bologna, Nature in pose, Aspects of Ancient Italian Still life , Exhibition catalogue Lorenzelli Gallery, Fall 1968;
R. Causa, Neapolitan Still life from Naturalism to Baroque in “History of Naples”, Cava dei Tirreni-Naples 1972, pp. 1049-1050;
C. Volpe, Still life in Italy: Ancient, Modern and Contemporary, Exhibition catalogue curated by C. Volpe, literature by D. Benati, 1981;
Vanitas, the symbolism of truth, Lorenzelli Gallery, Bergamo, Exhibition cat. curated by A. Veca, 1981, pp. 280-283;
True form. Contributions to a history of Italian still life, Exhibition catalogue curated by P. Lorenzelli and A. Veca, Bergamo, Fall 1985, pp. 163-181.


  • Title: Vanitas
  • Creator: Francesco Solimena
  • Creator Lifespan: 1657/1747
  • Date: unknown - unknown
  • Location: Cesare Lampronti
  • Physical Dimensions: w66 x h49,5 cm
  • Type: painting
  • Medium: oil on canvas

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