Children eating melon and grapes, 1650-55 // Bartolome Esteban Murillo (spanish baroque painter, 1618-1682)
Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Pissing Against the Moon, 1558. Musée Mayer van den Bergh, Antwerp / "Pissing against the moon" essentially means wasting one’s time in futile activities.
Let Us Build a Tower. BIBLE SCRIPTURE: Genesis 11:4, "And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth." - http://access-jesus.com/Genesis/Genesis_11.html
Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The Triumph of Death (detail), 1562. www.artexperiencenyc.com