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Smiling death in a condom hat. 'The Dawnce of Makabre', 15th c.BL, Add 37049, fol. 32r. (Vía @discarding_imgs )

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smiling death in a condom hat‘The Dawnce of Makabre’ from Carthusian miscellany, Yorkshire or Lincolnshire ca.

The truth behind Unicorns  Emblematic drawing of a man in a tree pursued by a unicorn (death) British Lib., MS Additional 37049, f. 19v, 15th c - @libroantiguo

Emblematic drawing of a man in a tree (man's life) pursued by a unicorn (death), taking honey (worldly vanities), while a white mouse (day) and a black mouse (night) gnaw at the trunk. Four serpents beneath represent the four elements, -

Cod Pal. Gmc 76  John  The Ploughman from Bohemia Stuttgart - Workshop Ludwig Henfflin, 1470 Page: 31v dialogue scene between Ackermann and Death: intercessory prayer of the farmer

Gmc 76 John The Ploughman from Bohemia Stuttgart - Workshop Ludwig Henfflin, 1470 Page: dialogue scene between Ackermann and Death: intercessory prayer of the farmer

It's #MorbidMonday and here comes death riding a skeletal horse @BLMedieval Yates Thompson 6 f. 137

Cristoforo Majorana - Detail of a miniature of Death riding a skeletal horse, at the beginning of Matins in the Hours of Dead.

Baile de la muerte

Dance of Death, also variously called Danse Macabre, Dança de la Mòrt , Danza Macabra or Totentanz is a late-medieval allegory on the universality of death.

The Death-Dance Anno (Vom Totentanz Anno) by Otto Wirsching (Germany, 1915) Otto’s Dance of Death - 50 Watts

The Death-Dance Anno (Vom Totentanz Anno) by Otto Wirsching (Germany, Otto’s Dance of Death - 50 Watts

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