The Neoterist
Karissa, 20. Music fanatic. Hopless book worm. Art freak. History hawk.
  1. “Skeleton clothed in tattered flesh holds a scroll bearing the Latin inscription, “I am what you will be. I was what you are. For every man is this so.” The artist -probably Hans Leinberger – has depicted the cadaver in a graceful pose that mimics that of Adam in Albrecht Dürer’s famous engraving of Adam and Eve”


    The piece was created circa 1520

    Source:Retronaut

  1. 261 notesTimestamp: Sunday 2013/05/12 12:06:37art1500sdureralbrecht durerskeletonbronzemomento mori
  1. underblackwings reblogged this from neoterist
  2. vicariousvalerie reblogged this from neoterist
  3. loyallyric reblogged this from neoterist
  4. cevante reblogged this from neoterist
  5. vixen64 reblogged this from burieduniverse
  6. burieduniverse reblogged this from neoterist
  7. anthrozim reblogged this from beachbead
  8. beachbead reblogged this from neoterist
  9. shondsees reblogged this from vanillamatrix
  10. jjjddd reblogged this from just-a-sec-more
  11. thepinturicchio reblogged this from hail-that-emptiness
  12. hail-that-emptiness reblogged this from fleuretty69
  13. fleuretty69 reblogged this from neoterist
  14. mothmann reblogged this from senjukannon
  15. urbanchimera reblogged this from fearfield
  16. rocknrollsamurai reblogged this from neoterist and added:
    “Skeleton clothed in tattered flesh holds a scroll bearing the Latin inscription, “I am what you will be. I was what you...