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|Topical heading||Memento mori
|See also||Death in art
|Found in||Work cat.: The Kenneth Jay Lane Collection ... including the well-known collection of ... memento mori, 1977.
OED (Memento mori, a reminder of death such as a skull or other symbolical object)
Grove dict. of art, 1996 (Memento mori: any "vanitas" symbol, such as a skull, candle, or hourglass, or even an insect, employed to remind the viewer of the transitoriness of human existence)
Am. heritage dict. (memento mori, n. pl. memento mori)
|Not found in||AAT