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death & beauty

Pierre-Eugène-Emile Hébert, "Et Toujours! Et Jamais! (And Always! And Never!)" or "Death and the Maiden" century). This sculpture had a profound impact on Baudelaire at the 1859 Salon.

kiss me silly

Artwork winged skeleton kisses dead man called Beyond the Grave.This astonishing sculpture forms part of Barcelona’s Poblenou Cemetery. The Kiss of Death (El Petó de la Mort in Catalan and El beso de la muerte in Spanish) dates back to (via

The Haserot Angel of Death

A famous statue from Lake View Cemetery located in Cleveland, Ohio. The Haserot Angel of Death gravestone monument.its creepy!


Death by Clarence E. Flynn Why do you fear me? I am your friend. I but guide trav'lers rounding the bend- Lead them to freedom From time and age, Help them start writing On a new page… Seek for me.

Model of monument Tenax Vitae    Galleria Carnielo, Florence, Tuscany, Italy

Model of monument Tenax Vitae (detail) Plaster, originally by Rinaldo Carnielo Galleria Carnielo, Florence, Tuscany, Italy.

In the Shadow of Death

You are not the daughter of an ordinary angel. Your father, the eldest of the four horsemen of death.

Death and the maiden

Reminiscent of a sculpture we might find in a medieval cathedral, this gorgeous creation demands scrutiny and tantalizes the imagination. ( Featured by `LabyrinthCreations)

The original Angel of Grief by sculptor William Wetmore Story serves as the grave stone of the artist and his wife at the Protestant Cemetery, Rome.  The inscription on the side reads "This monument the last work of Wm. W. Story executed in memory of his beloved wife".  The term is now used to describe multiple grave stones throughout the world erected in the style of the Story stone.

William Wetmore Story was an American sculptor, art critic, poet and editor. Angel of Grief is an 1894 sculpture by William Wetmore Story which serves as the grave stone of the artist and his wife at the Protestant Cemetery, Rome.

william Shakespere Death Mask

Shakespeare’s Death Mask: Better to have a bad epitaph than ill report while living