Death and the Maiden
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Death and the Maiden was a common theme in Renaissance art, especially in painting. It was developed from the Dance of Death theme and the myth of Persephone and Hades. The theme consists of a personified death figure and a "maiden". The new element was an erotic subtext. A prominent representative is Hans Baldung Grien.
Death and the Maiden may refer to:
- in art:
- in music:
- in drama: