Last Rites

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Death rituals from across the globe.

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Medieval Illuminations - Allegory of The Transience of Life, Engraving with hand color made by Master IAM of Zwolle, Netherlands. Memento Mori, Vanitas, La Danse Macabre, Dance Of Death, Death God, Templer, Medieval Art, Medieval Witch, Art Graphique

Allegory of The Transience of Life

A vaulted tomb with a decomposing skeleton wearing a tattered shroud and a snake in its moth and eye socket; above within a Gothic arch is Moses holding the Tablets of the Law with the ten commandments; with three skulls in frontal and sideways positions. Engraving with hand colour made by Master IAM of Zwolle, Netherland, 1480-1490 (c.). View Large On White View Large On Black View Extra Large [Highly recommended!] ► Meditations on the transience of life were common subjects…

Last call for ascension Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Art Occidental, Medieval Paintings, Book Of Hours, Gothic Art, Memento Mori

Maître François (actif à Paris entre c.1460 et c.1480), L’ascension des âmes, c.1475-80. Miniature sur parchemin, 120 x 80 mm, dans La Cité de Dieu de Saint Augustin, Ms MMW 10 A 11, fol. 410r, La Haye, Musée Meermanno.

Century Danse Macabre/Memento Mori Ring With Human Hair From England, made of gold, rock crystal, enamel and human hair. More… [[MORE]]Memento Mori is Latin for “Remember death.” The phrase is believed to originate from an ancient Roman. Antique Rings, Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry, Victorian Jewelry, Hair Jewelry, Jewelry Art, Jewellery Box, Jewellery Market, Memento Mori Ring

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Albrecht Dürer 14711528 Knight Death and the Devil 1513 Detail Sign by Durero Rotterdam Museum Boijman Maximilian I, Albrecht Dürer, Renaissance Artists, Illustration Art, Illustrations, Landsknecht, Scratchboard, Vanitas, Italian Artist

Knight, Death and the Devil, Detail

Albrecht Dürer. 1471-1528 Knight, Death and the Devil, 1513, Detail Sign by Durero Rotterdam, Museum Boijman Fuente: http://c...

Dance of Death created by Hans Holbein, first published in Memento Mori, La Danse Macabre, Hans Holbein The Younger, Renaissance, Dance Of Death, Landsknecht, Demonology, Black White Art, My Demons

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Dance of Death created by Hans Holbein the Younger and first published in 1538.

The jaws of hell, with Lucifer and Satan, an illustration from Le livre de la deablerie, a medieval dream vision poem by Eloy d'Amerval published in Many depictions of hell in the Middle Ages. Dance Of Death, Memento Mori, Gravure Photo, Maleficarum, Post Mortem, Satanic Art, Occult Art, Danse Macabre, My Demons

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allegorical dance in which a skeleton dances a group of people to the grave - representing the power of death

British Library, Royal 15 D V f. 36 (Detail of a miniature of 'Death Chopping Down a Tree’). Netherlands, last quarter of the century. Must have been seen by Ingmar Bergman, surely. Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, British Library, Memento Mori, Renaissance, Danse Macabre, Macabre Art, Dance Of Death

Detail of a miniature of 'Death Chopping Down a Tree' . Jehan Froissart. Chroniques. Netherlands, last quarter of the 15th century.

Memento mori art to help inspire you to start living your life. Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Vanitas, Memento Mori Art, La Danse Macabre, Eslava, Renaissance, Inspiration Artistique

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allegorical dance in which a skeleton dances a group of people to the grave - representing the power of death