Posted by Bob Whitworth on September 16, 1998 at 22:35:12:
In response to Post-mortem paintings, written by BarbaraK on September 16, 1998 at 13:16:20
Not sick at all Barbara. It was a part of art and society. I have seen several such paintings at the Yale Center for British studies, and there is all kinds of symbolism reflected in each painting.
My wife is an art historian and could probably explain the nuances.
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