Death's Rose Garden
September 22, 2006 12:01 AM   Subscribe

ArtFilter: A skeleton crowned by roses holding a posy of same in a garden with rose petals drifting down on the breeze. A little...

I saw an engraving (or possibly line drawing) about 15 years ago. It looked a little like Albrecht Durer but I've searched through his online work to no avail. It might have been a Pre-Raphellite but I've no idea which one.

Help me, HiveMind - Google and my arty friends have no idea.
posted by ninazer0 to Media & Arts (5 answers total)
Best answer: here
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 12:09 AM on September 22, 2006

Best answer: it's an illustration from an edition of the rubaiyat of omar khayam. you can still find it with some searching effort on google or ebay. i'm uncertain to whom the artwork is attributed.
posted by SeƱor Pantalones at 12:51 AM on September 22, 2006

Best answer: Based on Edmund J. Sullivan's 1900 illustration, The Skeleton, in the Rubiyat by Omar Khayam....
posted by extrabox at 4:29 AM on September 22, 2006

Best answer: Here.
posted by peacay at 7:10 AM on September 22, 2006

Response by poster: My God! That's it!

Every link is a winner, too.

::bows low::

You guys are AWESOME.
posted by ninazer0 at 3:53 PM on September 22, 2006

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