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Icones Mortis Sexaginta Imaginibus by Eberhard Kieser

From Hans Holbein's dance of death, Eberhard Kieser's Icones Mortis Sexaginta Imaginibus.

Medieval art is so medieval.

Jan Saenredam - A skull and bones vanitas still life within a decorated…

The Solitude of Ravens

shrooming: Christoph Krieger - woodcut - 1590 From De gli habiti antichi et moderni di diverse parti del mondo libri due … (Of Ancient and Modern Dress of Diverse Parts of the World in Two Books …) by Cesare Vecellio.

Coat of arms of Death (f°144r) -- «Ain Bethbuch linn der zehn Gebot, des Glaubens, des Vatters unsers und des Ave Marien», by Martin Luther [Spencer Collection Ms. 108]

Coat of arms of Death -- «Ain Bethbuch linn der zehn Gebot, des Glaubens, des Vatters unsers und des Ave Marien

Relox de la vida humana; 1761; Engraving. Thomas Cayetano de Ochoa y Arin, invent. Sylverio ex. à 1761; anonymous

Relox de la vida humana; 1761; Engraving. Thomas Cayetano de Ochoa y Arin, invent. Sylverio ex. à 1761; anonymous

Inevitability of Death  Surrounded by poetry about virtue and the inevitability of death, topped with a line from Ecclesiasticus 7:40 from the Latin Vulgate

paysagemauvais: “ Inevitability of Death- Speculum Perfectionis by Henricius de Herpf ”

Interesting and forgotten - the life and curiosities of past eras. - Brothers de Bry. 16th century. Alphabet and engravings.

Theodoor de Bry - Heraldic device with a skull; with other vanitas iconography: an hourglass; at left are withered plants and at right a flower in full blossom; illustration from 'Emblemata Nobilitati' (Frankfurt).

De Profundis | Bizzarro Bazar | Carlo Vannini #dark #macabre #photography #skull

De Profundis | Bizzarro Bazar | Carlo Vannini #dark #macabre #photography #skull

Memento Mori Engraving with hand-colour - Netherlandish - 1500-1525

deathandmysticism: “ Memento Mori with a skull, slightly to right, surrounded by three empty scrolls atop a hillock with a coffin on a bier below, British Museum, early century ”

The Dance of Death  by German School  Oil on canvas, Collection: Wellcome Library  Accession number: 45066i

Wellcome Library, London The dance of death. Size: canvas 72 x 55 cm. Collection: Iconographic Collections Library reference no.: ICV No 17962 Full Bibliographic Record Link to Wellcome Library Catalogue Dance of Death

A memento mori as New Year greeting, about 1500   "Hans KVRCZ" is inscribed, on the mirror: "ZIT BRINGT ALLE DING"

A Memento Mori as New Year greeting. The sheet is printed from eleven blocks;

The three skulls; placed on a ledge underneath an arch; ornamental foliage in the upper l and r corners; inscription below; first state. c. 1470 Engraving Israhel van Meckenham

Full: Front The three skulls; placed on a ledge underneath an arch; ornamental foliage in the upper l and r corners; 1470 Engraving © The Trustees of the British Museum

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