Category Archives: death and illness

Death and illness – Beginning with an eye

By Munch – The artist’s injured eye and a figure of a bird’s head

By Rops, Félicien – Death sentence

By Grosz, George – The hero

By Cézanne – Skull and book

By Van Gogh – Graveyard

By Kuhn, Erika – Invalid girl

By Goya – The beds of the Death (‘Las camas de la Muerte’)

By Shunsho, Katsukawa – The Death and a woman

By Fuseli, Henry – Siegfried assassinated

By Paris, Matthew – Detail of a drawing about Heraclius taking down the head of Saint Alban

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Death and illness

By Munch - The last farewell

By Munch – The last farewell

By Barye, A.L. - A little elephant dying

By Barye, A.L. – A little elephant dying

By Coypel,  Antoine - A blind man trying on

By Coypel, Antoine – A blind man trying on

By Delacroix - Ophelia grasped from a willow branch, before her drown

By Delacroix – Ophelia grasped from a willow branch, before her drown

By Cézanne - Skull on a flowered cloth

By Cézanne – Skull on a flowered cloth

By Kollwitz, Kaethe - Mother and son fighting against the death

By Kollwitz, Kaethe – Mother and son fighting against the death

By Heckel - An ill man

By Heckel – An ill man

By Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, Anne-Louis - A woman  upheld by two men during a burial ceremony

By Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, Anne-Louis – A woman upheld by two men during a burial ceremony

By anonymous author of a Bible. 15th century - A doctor disseminates herbal essences to affected people by the plague

By anonymous author of a Bible. 15th century – A doctor disseminates herbal essences to affected people by the plague

By Rotciv, J. - A sick woman

By Rotciv, J. – A sick woman

By Van Dam, Jaap - Dwelling of the suicide of Romeo and Juliet

By Van Dam, Jaap – Dwelling of the suicide of Romeo and Juliet

By Raphael - Lucretia before she killed herself

By Raphael – Lucretia before she killed herself

By Beuys, Joseph - Sketch on an envelope that depicts the death kissing a woman

By Beuys, Joseph – Sketch on an envelope that depicts the death kissing a woman

By Israëls, Josef - A woman crying in front of a deathbed

By Israëls, Josef – A woman crying in front of a deathbed

By Schiele - A portrait of the artist's wife before she dies

By Schiele – A portrait of the artist’s wife before she dies

By Warhol - Unknown title

By Warhol – Unknown title

By Pisanello - Studies of the six executed

By Pisanello – Studies of the six executed

By myself - Untitled

By myself – Untitled

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Death and illness

By Munch - The artist seen by himself while he was sickly of vision

By Munch – The artist seen by himself while he was sickly of vision

By Rembrandt - Ill woman

By Rembrandt – Ill woman

By Della Bella - The dead elephant

By Della Bella – The dead elephant

By Heckel - Sick girl in the bed

By Heckel – Sick girl in the bed

By Carracci - 'I don't know if God helps me'

By Carracci – ‘I don’t know if God helps me’

By Kollwitz, Kaethe - Woman with dead son

By Kollwitz, Kaethe – Woman with dead son

By Ensor - Seven sins

By Ensor – Seven sins

By López, Antonio - Scar

By López, Antonio – Scar

Unknown master of manuscripts.16th century - The book of simple medicaments

Unknown master of manuscripts.16th century – The book of simple medicaments

By Goya - 'To the desert to be holy, Amen'

By Goya – ‘To the desert to be holy, Amen’

Unknown master of Mughal School (17th century) - Dying Inayat Khan, from India

Unknown master of Mughal School (17th century) – Dying Inayat Khan, from India

By Rouault, G. H. - Sightlessness

By Rouault, G. H. – Sightlessness

By Lippi, Filippino - Hanged

By Lippi, Filippino – Hanged

By Ward - Skeleton

By Ward – Skeleton

By Rubens - Death of Adonis

By Rubens – Death of Adonis

By Rowlandson - The undertaker

By Rowlandson – The undertaker

By Ligozzi, Jacopo - Death enveloping hunters in nets

By Ligozzi, Jacopo – Death enveloping hunters in nets

By Géricault - Study for the painting 'The Raft of the Medusa'

By Géricault – Study for the painting ‘The Raft of the Medusa’

By Casolani - Woman mourns with the head of a dead

By Casolani – Woman mourns with the head of a dead

By Picasso - The crime

By Picasso – The crime

By Van Gogh - Skeleton in front of a black cat

By Van Gogh – Skeleton in front of a black cat

By myself - Figure of angel over a grave

By myself – Figure of angel over a grave

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Death and illness

By Courbet, G. - A burial at Ornans (France)

By Courbet, G. – A burial at Ornans (France)

By David, J. L. - Sarcophagus

By David, J. L. – Sarcophagus

By Casolani, A. -  A female figure holds a skull

By Casolani, A. – A female figure holds a skull

By Delaroche, Paul - The execution of lady Jane Grey

By Delaroche, Paul – The execution of lady Jane Grey

By Munch - The artist himself during the affliction on his vision

By Munch – The artist himself during the affliction on his vision

By Kollwitz, Käthe - Woman with dead child, lying

By Kollwitz, Käthe – Woman with dead child, lying

By Bodinier, Guillaume - Nun on her deathbed

By Bodinier, Guillaume – Nun on her deathbed

By Aelst, Willem van - Still-life with armour

By Aelst, Willem van – Still-life with armour

By Pucelle, J. - Book of the french Queen Jeanne d'Evreux (detail)

By Pucelle, J. – Book of the french Queen Jeanne d’Evreux (detail)

By Sant'Elia, A. - Design for the cemetery at Monza in Italy

By Sant’Elia, A. – Design for the cemetery at Monza in Italy

By Carracci - Depiction of a hanging's scene

By Carracci – Depiction of a hanging’s scene

By Rembrandt - The Skeleton Rider

By Rembrandt – The Skeleton Rider

By Dix, Otto - Church and cemetery in Thieschitz in Germany

By Dix, Otto – Church and cemetery in Thieschitz in Germany

By Munch - Another view in the chamber

By Munch – Another view in the chamber

By Rowlandson - Scene preparing the coffin

By Rowlandson – Scene preparing the coffin

By Kollwitz, Käthe - An old woman with children, shake her hand with the death

By Kollwitz, Käthe – An old woman with children, shake her hand with the death

By Goya - They are next to die

By Goya – They are next to die

By Urgell, M. - Unknown title

By Urgell, M. – Unknown title

By Cades, Giuseppe - 'Father Time'

By Cades, Giuseppe – ‘Father Time’

By Daumier - Figure studies with scythe

By Daumier – Figure studies with scythe

By Gérôme, J. L. - The dead Caesar

By Gérôme, J. L. – The dead Caesar

By Ward, James - A human skeleton

By Ward, James – A human skeleton

By Botticelli - Depiction of the hell for the Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

By Botticelli – Depiction of the hell for the Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

By Dürer - The death with the skull and the winged helmet

By Dürer – The death with the skull and the winged helmet

By Ligozzi -  Death cracks his scythe between children

By Ligozzi – Death cracks his scythe between children

By Altdorfer, A. - Marcus Curtius about to sacrifice himself

By Altdorfer, A. – Marcus Curtius about to sacrifice himself

By Memling, Hans - 'Morieris'. ('You will die')

By Memling, Hans – ‘Morieris’. (‘You will die’)

By Guercino - Tobias burying the dead

By Guercino – Tobias burying the dead

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Death and illness

By Urgell, Modest – The funeral

By Della Bella – The death’s triumph

By Munch – The mother dead in bed

By Cozens, Alexander – The top of a hill with a cross among a plant

By David – Marie Antoinette on the way to the guillotine

By Lomazzo – The hangman

By Greuze – Girl looking at a dead pigeon

By Duverger, Théophile E. – Woman kneeling in prayer in cemetery

By Picasso – Mother with dead son. Sketch for ‘Gernika’

By Beham, Barthel – Study of three skulls

By Arcimboldo (Attributed) – The Death that enter in a house

By David-Nillet, Germain – Visiting the sick

By Zoppo, Marco (Attributed) – Ancient tombs

By Barlach, Ernst – From a modern dance of death

By Lorrain – Ruin landscape with the funeral of the holy Serapia through the holy Sabina on the Aventin

By Beardsley – Ominous scene

By Rodin – Studies after Andrea Riccio’s bronze relief ‘The illness of Girolamo della Torre’

By Bellini, Jacopo – Tomb of a prince

By Botticelli – Hell

By Pinelli – Dance of death

By Giacometti – Tomb of the Medici in San Lorenzo, Florence

By Niklaus Manuel – Allegory of Death

By Blake – The House of Death

By Michelangelo – Designs for tombs

By Bramer, Leonaert – Francisco de Quevedo and the skeletons of Juan del Encina and King Perico

By Da Vinci – Skull

By Baldung, Hans – The death

By Testa – The death of Sinorige (from The Book of the Courtier. Italy 16th century)

By Fantin Latour – Man in bed

By myself – Buildings of a cemetery

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Death and illness

By Cézanne – The sepulture diggers

By Carracci – The hanged

By Munch – Madonna in the churchyard

By Titian – The murder

By David – Head of the dead of Marat

By Goya – The executed

By Grosz – Ghosts

By Anonymous on a lekythos pot from Oropos (Greece). 5th century BC.- Woman seated on her vault

By Pontormo – Group of the dead

By Kahlo, Frida -The accident

By John, Gwen – A nun on her deathbed

By Kubin – Commongrave

By Epstein – Study for the tomb of Oscar Wilde

By Tiepolo – Opening the tomb

Unknown authorship – The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

By Boccioni – Study for mourning

By Munch – Karen Bjølstad after bronchitis

By Cézanne – Skull on a table

By Von Menzel, Adolph – The jewish cemetery in Prague

By David – Drawing of pestiferous

By Hogarth, William – A death attack

By Nemchinovka – Design of the stone tablet for Malevich

By Cozens, Alexander – Dead trees in a landscape

By Rastrelli – Design of a funeral decoration of the Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral on the day of Peter I’s Burial

By Clerisseau – Interior of a sepulchral chamber near Pozzuoli

By Gainsborough – Wooded landscape with peasant reading tombstone, rustic lovers and ruined church

By Manet – The convalescent

By Arp, Jean – Danger of death

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The death

By Egger Lienz – Head of a dead

By Friedrich – Boy sleeping over a grave

By Da Vinci – Skull

By Feuerbach – A raven dead

By Friedrich – Pilgrimage at sunset

By Von Schwind – The death and the maiden

By Rembrandt – The death of the Virgin

By Friedrich – Vulture on a spade

By Goya – Carrying to the graveyard

By Da Vinci – Hanging

By Da Vinci – Skeletons

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