Allegory Portrait of Skeleton Warrior | 18th Century

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This imposing 18th century oil on canvas from the European School serves as a poignant allegory of Death. The artwork features a skeletal figure, cast in the role of a warrior, with a striking full length portrayal. In its skeletal hand, it wields a spear, symbolically pointing towards a shattered timepiece, suggesting the inevitable demise of life and the cessation of time. This rare memento mori is framed, enhancing its historical and aesthetic value.

Measurements: 47 x 41 inches framed approximately