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.

Collections with this work

obscurity

Beth

April 16 2017 - 13 works 0 1

Andere Persoonlijke favorieten in…

Arjen van der leeuw

6 days ago - 32 works 0 0

MY COLLECTIE

MARINA

13 hours ago - 171 works 0 0

Make your own creations with this work