Danse Macabre

artistic motif on the universality of death

Dance of Death (French: Danse Macabre; Italian: Danza Macabra; German: Totentanz) is a late-medieval allegory on death: no matter who a person is, the dance of death unites all.

The Dance of Death (1493) by Michael Wolgemut, from the Liber chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel.

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