“Death blowing bubbles,” 18th century. The bubbles symbolize life’s fragility. This plaster work appears on the ceiling of Holy Grave Chapel in Michaelsberg Abbey, Bamberg, Germany.
by Utagawa Hiroshige
Borja González aka Borja González Hoyos (Spanish, b. 1982, Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain) – Illustrations to El Rey de los Elfos (Der Erlkönig) (The King of the Elves) a poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German, 1749-1832), 2015, Drawings
Demorest’s Family Magazine, February 1895