Young Man holding a Skull (Vanitas) 1626-8, Frans Hals - This painting is not a portrait. The skull held by the boy is a reminder of the transience of life and the certainty of death. Such a subject is known as a 'Vanitas' (Latin for vanity), a name derived from a verse in the Old Testament (Ecclesiastes 12: 8), 'Vanity of vanities, saith the preacher, all is vanity.The Netherlandish tradition of showing young boys holding skulls is well-established
Create a Skull & Crossbones Sticker Design in Illustrator
new work-in-progress by one of my favorite artists Maskull Lasserre (previously). Incarnate (Three Degrees of Certainty II) is nearly perfect rendering of a human skull from a thick stack of outdated computer manuals.
Totenkopf Skull Toaster- Burns a Skull and Crossbones in Your Toast - I can't for the life of me work out WHY you would want one of these, but design comes in all shapes and sizes, and perhaps your emo goth strea...