modern art High Quality Marble Colored Skull Bust Statue of sale
This marble colored skull chest, with a headscarf on the head, wearing Greek costumes, the entire marble statue is hand-carved by our workers, we can customize this colored skull statue according to the marble material or color that the guests like.
Amazing and huge life size 19th Century Italian Vanitas Memento Mori Marble Skull Bust from a collection in Rome. Beautiful tonal details in the flowing drapes & hood, and striking skull. See last image for scale next to a life size anatomical figure & dental phantom.
Memento Mori (remember that you must die) is a Latin phrase, originating from the custom in ancient Rome when a general returned to the city after a war, triumphantly parading in the streets & collecting the honors that were given him by the crowd, he ran the risk of being overwhelmed by pride and delusions of grandeur. To prevent this from happening, behind his back, he pronounced the phrase: "Respice post te. Hominem te memento" ("Look behind you. Remember that you are a man").
Bust in polychrome marble.