Dance of Death

 
Dance of Death
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  • Title :     Dance of Death
  • Artist:     Dorothy McIntosh Cogswell Artist
  • Accession:     87.1448.5.1
  • Country:     United States South Hadley Massachusetts
  • Date:     1944
  • Dimensions:     Inches 34 28, Centimeters 87.1 71.6
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     War/Military , Death , Women Artists , World War II 1940-1945
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.1448.5.1.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Oil on Masonite painting depicting multiple skeletons being projected upward intermingled with beams of light; in the foreground are three grinning skulls, two of which wear soldiers helmets.