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the illustration depicts a skeletal figure draped in tattered white cloth, representing death,  standing in a grand hall where a masquerade ball is in full swing. death holds a mask in its hand, seemingly observing the revelers. a large, ornate grandfather clock looms on the left, its pendulum a stark reminder of time passing. the scene is rendered in stark black and white, emphasizing the contrast between the vibrancy of the party and the chilling presence of death.

Name: The Masque of the Red Death

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Source: Harry Clarke

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Created by: maelstrom menagerie (@maelstrom)

Parent collection: Ink

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Created at: 2024-07-08T17:14:23.419Z

Updated at: 2024-07-09T23:00:29.616Z


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Content: death, party, revelry, clock, time, masquerade, costumed figures

People: skeleton, costumed figures

Environment: ballroom, grand hall

Lighting: dramatic, chiaroscuro

Perspective: frontal

Keywords: macabre, gothic, symbolism, allegory, death personified, danse macabre, memento mori

What is in the image: the illustration depicts a skeletal figure draped in tattered white cloth, representing death, standing in a grand hall where a masquerade ball is in full swing. death holds a mask in its hand, seemingly observing the revelers. a large, ornate grandfather clock looms on the left, its pendulum a stark reminder of time passing. the scene is rendered in stark black and white, emphasizing the contrast between the vibrancy of the party and the chilling presence of death.

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WDTagged Tags: greyscale, monochrome, clock, horror \(theme\), tile floor, mannequin, holding, tiles, weapon, solo, ribbon, indoors, 1girl