- The Dance of Death

Dance of Death: The Cemetery

The Final Destination

The Cemetery

This woodcut is a reminder of the ultimate destination of all men and women. Several deaths are shown gleefully playing instruments amid the graves of a cemetery, summoning people to attend their doom. The message is that all life eventually ends, and this is in fact the central theme of the Dance of Death, which serves as a sort of memento mori, remind us all of the fact that life is fleeting.

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Hans Holbein

Hans Holbein

The Dance of Death

Meaning of the Dance of Death

The Dancing Mania

The Dancing Mania

Scene from the Dance of Death

Scene from the Danc of Death