“The Stubborn Child”
From the Brothers Grimm, translated by Jack Zipes: Once upon a time there was a stubborn child who never did what his mother told him to do. The dear Lord, therefore, did not look kindly upon him, and let him become sick. No doctor could cure him and in a short time he lay on his deathbed. After he was lowered into his grave and covered over with earth, one of his little arms suddenly emerged...
I see a similarity in the way people approach art and death: they know each...– From I’m Opening My Own Funeral Home, an article by Austin-based funeral director Sarah Wambold, Order of the Good Death.
Morbid Anatomy: Saint Victoria and Saint Wittoria... →
I am dying to know: Are those bones embedded in the waxworks? Images: Relics (?) of Saint Vittoria, or Victoria in the church of Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome, by Morbid Anatomy.