Marble Human Memento Mori Skull

Marble Human Memento Mori Skull

c. 1650 Flemish

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Wonderfull Memento Mori 17th. century Flemish marble skull
Memento Mori A Latin phrase translated as "Remember you must die" (and the origin of the English word memento, which appeared as memento mori, "remembrance of death". It names a genre of artistic creations that vary widely from one another, but which all share the same purpose: to remind people of their own mortality and the punishment they will receive if they transgress the rules of their religion. The phrase has a tradition in art that dates back to antiquity.
Height 17.00 cm (6.69 inches)
Herwig Simons

Herwig Simons
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