Hans Baldung Grien: The 'Ages' series and Death  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Hans Baldung Grien has produced a number of paintings which represent the various stages in the life of a woman, from toddler to old lady. Sometimes these are depicted in three stages, sometimes in seven.


The Seven Ages of Woman (1544) [1]; Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig

Three Ages of the Woman and the Death[2] 1509-10; Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Three Ages of Man and Three Graces (1540-1543); Museo del Prado, Madrid [3][4]

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