Still Life with a Skull by Philippe de Champaigne, 1671. The three essentials of existence: life, death, and time.

Memento Mori Art

Still Life with a Skull by Philippe de Champaigne, 1671. The three essentials of existence: life, death, and time.

This is the Skull Appreciation Society - Welcome to a World of SkullsWELCOME TO A WORLD OF SKULLS | A blog dedicated to bringing you skulls in art, design and sculpture.

This is the Skull Appreciation Society - Welcome to a World of SkullsWELCOME TO A WORLD OF SKULLS | A blog dedicated to bringing you skulls in art, design and sculpture.

Memento Mori.    Carved ivory rosary, early 16th century. Currently in the Metropolitan museum of art, New York.

Memento Mori. Carved ivory rosary, early 16th century. Currently in the Metropolitan museum of art, New York.

Ohmisterfinch: Textile Dead Bird In Glass Coffin By Mister...

ohmisterfinch: Textile Dead Bird In Glass Coffin By Mister... (the new life beginning)

Italian, late 19th century, A Vanitas  I like this because its very straight forward, and to the point. You know exactly whats its trying to portray right away.  MT

Italian, late 19th century, A Vanitas I like this because its very straight forward, and to the point. You know exactly whats its trying to portray right away. MT

An English pendant, c.1540-50, in the form of a skeleton within a coffin, a symbol of death and a memento mori.

An English pendant, c.1540-50, in the form of a skeleton within a coffin, a symbol of death and a memento mori.

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