Explore A Skull, Momento Mori, and more!

Memento Mori with a skull, surrounded by three empty scrolls atop a hillock with a coffin on a bier below, . British Museum, early 16th century

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 ”

Memento Mori, Playing Cards, Dark Art, Dark Side, Danse Macabre, Skulls, Vanitas, Skeletons, Milan

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;

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).

The Hague, KB. Book of Hours (use of Rome), Southern Netherlands; c. 1500-1510

A funeral service in a church, 1500 - National Library of the Netherlands, Public Domain

Illustration from Matthew Hopkins "The Discovery of Witches" circa 1647. The manual was used to convict Margaret Jones of witchcraft in 1648

Margaret Jones: First Person Executed for Witchcraft in Massachusetts

Frontispiece from the witch hunter Matthew Hopkins' 'The Discovery of Witches', showing witches identifying their familiar spirits

One of my favourite things about the medieval supernatural is the general strangeness: not silly strangeness – like bananas with fangs.

century woodcut of monster by Aldronvandi Monstrum hermaphroditicum pedibus aquilinis.

DAVID  Jean - Christelücken Waersegger…. - Anvers,  Plantin, 1602-03 - gravures par Theodor Galle

DAVID Jean - Christelücken Waersegger…. - Anvers, Plantin, 1602-03 - gravures par Theodor Galle

Published by Hieronymus Cock  1550 (circa)  Vanitas; a large skull and a sleeping putto in an architectural framework  Etching

Published by Hieronymus Cock 1550 (circa) Vanitas; a large skull and a sleeping putto in an architectural framework Etching

memorare

memorare

Pinterest
Search