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Memento mori

Collection by Dana Ashford

Charles Allan Gilbert seems to be the one credited with the original "skull illusion" painting with his painting "All Is Vanity" inspired by the Latin phrase "Vanitas Vanitatum, Omnia Vanitas" from Ecclesiastes Optical Illusion Images, Illusion Kunst, Illusion Art, Illusion Pictures, Illusion Paintings, Cool Optical Illusions, Memento Mori, All Is Vanity, Arte Obscura

C. Allan Gilbert’s “All Is Vanity”: The Ultimate Death Illustration

Have you ever seen anything as creepy as this picture....or as true?

Halloween - jewelry - C mourning/memento mori ring Mourning Ring, Mourning Jewelry, Antique Rings, Antique Jewelry, Crane, Memento Mori Ring, La Danse Macabre, Gold Finger Rings, London Museums

A seventeenth-century English gold and enamel memento-mori ring with a skull at the centre. (Museum of London)

The Dance of Death – 1919 Fritz Lang film poster, Century Guild Gallery, Los Angeles Los Angeles art gallery Century Guild has a collection of peculiar prints from Europe dating back to Here are some of the strangest Dance Of Death, Retro Poster, Poster Vintage, La Danse Macabre, Art Beat, Fritz Lang, Drawn Art, Kunst Poster, Silent Film

“The Dance of Death” (1919) by German expressionist Josef Fenneker. Death grim reaper Father Time scythe maiden girl woman dance danse macabre skull skeleton

Vanitas Still Life with a Tulip, Skull and Hour Glass - Philippe de Champaigne Memento Mori, Aragon, Philippe De Champaigne, Memento Vivere, Vanitas Vanitatum, Famous Last Words, Skull And Bones, Skull Art, Vincent Van Gogh

Memento Mori: Victorian Death Photos

Take a look at the gloriously macabre, meticulously crafted death photographs from the Victorian era, when the cost of photography meant families only had one