Valente Celle Tomb, 1893, The Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa - Italy
Sculptor: Giulio Monteverde (Bistagno, Alessandria, 1837 - Roma 1917)
The funeral monument called “Eternal Drama” represents a real Dans macabre, the futile attempt of life to escape the inevitable embrace of death. The sculptor Giulio Monteverde underlines, in this sculpture, the contrast between the sensuality of the beautiful young woman who personifies Life (caught in the moment in which , wearied by the vain struggle, she is about to surrender herself to the terrible spectre who has chosen her as his prey) and the rigid impassiveness of Death which seizes her. http://grabschonheiten.diary.ru/p81440998.htm?oam
nightmare; a frightening or unpleasant dream.
Etymology: Polish, from French, from Middle French cauchemare, from Old French cauquemare; composed by two elements, blend of cauche (ultimately from Latin calcō, “trample, tread on”) and mar (ultimately from Proto-Germanic *marǭ, “nightmare, incubus”, from Proto-Indo-European *mor-, “malicious female spirit”.
I’m sure some of y’all have seen this picture floating around, and it’s driving me nuts because that dude did not invent this harness — an Israeli woman named Debby Elnatan did. Her son has cerebral palsy and she wanted a way for him to be able to stand upright. The harness is now on sale and already impacting families worldwide.