Death card of the Pierpont-Morgan Bergamo deck of the 15th century Visconti-Sforza tarot, produced around 1451 and one of the oldest tarot collections in existence.
Salvador Dali painting La Cara de la Guerra (The Face of War) in 1940.
Queen of the Night illustration by Marjorie Miller for London society magazine The Tatler, 1931, via Sorcerer’s Skull.
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The Grateful Dead, 2009, oil on canvas by Mark Bryan, inspired by Norman Rockwell’s 1942 painting Freedom from Want.
Illustration by Edmund J. Sullivan for Quatrain 48 of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, First Version (as translated by Edward Fitzgerald), published 1913.
William Mortensen, Woman with Skull, circa 1926 (via Hyperallergic).
René Rodriguez’s Día de los Muertos-inspired reimagining of Salvador Dali and Phillipe Halsman’s In Voluptus Mors. Body paint by Cheryl Ann Lipstreu.