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memento mori

Michael Clarke and Deborah Clarke

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

Second edition

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199569922
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727146
memento mori

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(Latin, ‘reminder of death’)

A symbol designed to remind the viewer of mortality and the transience of human life, such

Reference Entry.  57 words. 

Subjects: Theory of Art

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