vanitas art

For @kurapls‘s Vanitas no Carte au! I highly recommend you check it out if you like vampires. Just go here

While it is an au, you do not have to read vnc to understand the story although it is nice if you check it out as well <3

Design by Mint-053 @ Deviantart, a few modifications were made

I might do a Dazai vers if I’m not lazy orz

Pieter Claesz (1597-1660)
“Vanitas. Still life” (1630)
Dutch Golden Age

Vanitas is a category of symbolic works of art, the Latin noun vānĭtās (gen. -ātis) means “emptiness”, from the Latin adjective vanus, meaning empty, and refers to in this context to the traditional Christian view of earthly life and the worthless nature of all earthly goods and pursuits.