O Grave, where is thy Victory?, Jan Toorop, 1892

O Grave, where is thy Victory?, Jan Toorop, 1892

paper, h 604mm × w 753mm. More details

The title of this drawing is taken from a letter by wthe Apostle Paul concerning the victory of Faith over Death. Here Death appears as the deliverer from earthly suffering. Lying near an open grave is the body of a man entwined with thorny branches, the symbol of man’s sorrowful earthly existence. Two seraphim (angels) float above the grave and free the dead man from these branches.

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