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Women & Death – A picture post

In honor of International Women's Day, please enjoy this collection of art depicting Women with Death through the ages.

Magdalena Korzeniewska, Danse Macabre, 2013

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Life and Death by unknown artist, Oil on copper , 9.7 x 8.8 cm | Collection: Wellcome Library​

Le grand arcane hermétique suivant Basile Valentin, lithography , from book; Éliphas Lévi.

Sebald Beham (1500–1550) Death and the Standing Nude, 1547

Sebald Beham “Death and the Sleeping Woman” Engraving (1548)

Sebald Beham (1500–1550), Death and the Three Nude Women, ca. 1520-1550​

Dialoog tussen Mens en Religie, ca. 1578, Wierix, naar Maerten de Vos, 1577 - 1579

Vanitas: Death and the Maiden by Andries Jacobsz. Stock, Jacques de Gheyn II, Hendrick Hondius I ca. 1610. A work from the collections of the de Young and Legion of Honor museums of San Francisco, CA.

Valentine Green, Life and Death Contrasted, ca. 1770

Melancholy, Edmund J. Sullivan (1869-1933)

Postcard, ca 1906-1910

A Lady Skeleton, postcard, 1906

Fabius Lorenzi, 1927

Illustration from Dr. Herbert Zim's book for first through fourth gradestudents, Bones (1969: Wm Morrow & Co), rendered by René Martin.

Woodcut by G. Marcks, 1959. Wellcome Library no. 803818i)

GUTIERREZ SOLANA, El espejo de la muerte

Death and the Maiden by James C. Christensen.

Death and the Maiden, uknown artist

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