Script and Skull
Expert execution of illustration, flourishing and calligraphy meld beautifully with modern concepts in these hand-selected favorites from Weidmann’s portfolio. Each piece was carefully crafted utilizing vintage techniques to express familiar themes. At the tip of Jake’s pen, these ideas are testament to a classic’s staying power and relevance in our own age.
Script and Skull is a compilation of well-known phrases dealing with the theme of mortality. The text inscribed on this piece are:
"Shuffle off this mortal coil"
"Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death..."
"From the dust of the earth..."
"...And to the dust you shall return."
"May flights of angels lead thee to thy rest."
"A time to live…A time to die.."
"Gather ye rosebuds while ye may..."
"To be or not to be..."
"I’ll be knocking on Heaven’s door."
"The end of the End."
"The art of dying."
"O, Death where is thy victory? O, death where is thy sting?"
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