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A skeleton as a woman wearing a brown and red dress and a black headdress. Oil painting, ca. 1680.

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[1680?]

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Credit: A skeleton as a woman wearing a brown and red dress and a black headdress. Oil painting, ca. 1680. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Description

The skeleton is shown full-length, wearing a brown dress, a white apron, and a black shawl. With her left hand she lifts up the hem of her dress to expose her leg-bones, a parody of seduction. Behind, a chair. Background brown

Publication/Creation

[1680?]

Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 174 x 73 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 43944i



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