The Personification of Death

A few death images — throughout the centuries, artists have been fascinated with images of death, from the Greek Thanatos to the Island of the Dead…and beyond…

Mister D, 2005 or 2006, brush & ink on paper, 14" x 11"

Mister D, 2005 or 2006, brush & ink on paper, 14" x 11"

Not sure the dimensions are correct for the above drawing — I will check into it.

Mister D, 2005 or 2006, acrylic on board, 14" x 11"

Mister D, 2005 or 2006, acrylic on board, 14" x 11"

The above images are of course based on my painting “Empire of Death”, below…

Empire of Death, 2005, acrylic on masonite, 24" x 24" approx.

Empire of Death, 2005, acrylic on masonite, 24" x 24" approx.

Drought, 2005, acrylic on board, 16" x 12"

Drought, 2005, acrylic on board, 16" x 12"

The above painting is based on a 1991 ink drawing from the “In Humanity” series.

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