- What's Humane Life, Where Nothing Long Can Stand? Time Flyes, Our Glory Fades, and Death's at Hand.
- Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet: 7 5/16 x 9 3/16 inches (18.5 x 23.4 cm), Plate: 6 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches (16.2 x 17.4 cm), and Image: 5 11/16 x 6 11/16 inches (14.4 x 17 cm)
Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "5"
Lettered, lower left: "P: Champaigne pinx:"; lower center: "What's Humane Life, where nothing long can stand? | Time flyes, Our Glory fades, & Death's at hand."; lower right: "W. Faithorne junr fec."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- clock | death | memento mori | rose (flower) | skull | still life | table | teeth | time | vase | watch
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Print made by William Faithorne, 1656–ca. 1701, British, What's Humane Life, Where Nothing Long Can Stand? Time Flyes, Our Glory Fades, and Death's at Hand, undated
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