Memento Mori


  • Title

    Memento Mori

  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1720 - 1740
  • Material and technique

    chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three wood blocks in black, grey and silver, on paper with traces of melted candle wax, mounted on a board with a sleeve and piece of knotted string on the verso

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 34 x 26 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased through the ACE/V&A Purchase Grant Fund and the Blakiston Fund, 2017.

  • Museum location

    Western Art Print Room

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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