Πέμπτη, 4 Νοεμβρίου 2010

various Memento mori, Vanitas

Mosaic from Pompei 30 BC-14 AD


Matthias Lucas Brunn, 1590-1610
His Initial Letters are in the mouth of the skull


Mezzotint by Johann Jakob Haid (1750)
"Vana Omnia": "All is Vanity"



Hans Wechtlin, 1500-1525


IAM of Zwolle,1480-1490
Allegory of The Transience of Life



Antonio de Pereda y Salgado, 17th century



Paul Cezanne, Pyramid of skulls (1901)


Dorothea Barre (2010)


Dino Buzzati
illustration from Poema a fumetti (1969)

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