A German broadside of the Danse Macabre. Nine women of different social rank from empress to fool dance with the dead. The entire economy of salvation is depicted, from the Fall, through the crucifixion, to Heaven and Hell. Twelve more traditional Dance Macabre figures, from pope and emperor down to fool, surround the central image.
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
On wings blowing through time. The space between wanting and feeling. the final rest desired upon kneeling. the desire for eyes further closing. the closing of thoughts as time is fleeting. ~X~ ~~~~ Memento Mori Card *unknown* ~~~~