Monday, November 17, 2014

Paintings at the entrance of the cemetery in Sexten 3/3


Nicht so traurig, junges Blut
heimwärts zieht man frohgemut


Not so sad, young blood
homeward you should go cheerfully

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Holde Maid im Myrtenkranz,
Folge mir zum Hochzeitstanz


Damsel in myrtle wreath,
Follow me to the wedding dance


Paintings by Rudolf Stolz - 1924
at the entrance of the cemetery in Sexten / Sesto Pusteria.


This post is linked to Monday Mural.

10 comments:

  1. Oi! Were these sayings and paintings really meant to cheer people up??

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  2. Such morbid thoughts and images must have been the result of the plagues.

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  3. I still see this as strange, but it is also fascinating!

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  4. I dunno, Karl. These are rather weird and somewhat scary! A "death becomes you" kind of thing! :)

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  5. They're definitely in the right spot Karl :)

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  6. A bit ghoulish, but rather interesting too!

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  7. There is a creepyness to these, Karl!

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  8. Na ja, irgendwie muss man ja immer an den Tod denken...

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  9. I love the painter's sense of humor. I could go for something like that if I decided to go with a tombstone.

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