The Three Ages of Man and Death

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The Three Ages of Man and Death
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Artist Hans Baldung
Year 1541–1544
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 151 cm × 61 cm (59 in × 24 in)
Location Museo del Prado, Madrid

The Three Ages of Man and Death is a 16th-century painting by Hans Baldung. It is part of a set of similarly themed paintings by Baldung, the others of which are The Three Ages of Woman and Death and The Three Graces. It is an allegorical painting which alludes to the transience of beauty and the fragility of human life.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "On-line Gallery: The Ages of Man and Death". Museo Nacional del Prado. Retrieved 9 September 2015.