Skull of a Skeleton with Burning Cigarette - Mind Map

Skull of a Skeleton with Burning Cigarette Mind Map
 
 
 
 

Skull of a Skeleton with Burning Cigarette - Mind Map

23 days ago by: stanley ruffin
 
 
  • Subject
    • Form
      • Dark shadows
        • dark background
      • Skull with cigarette
        • cigarette wedged between teeth
        • oil on canvas
    • Content
      • Anatomy
        • the academic routine included the study of skeletons to develop an understanding of human anatomy
      • Replacement of live human models
    • History
      • painted in the winter of 1885–86 as a satirical comment on conservative academic practices.
      • Van Gogh included skeletons in another work from his Antwerp period, a sketch of a "Hanging skeleton and cat". In 1887–88, van Gogh painted two more paintings with skulls, the only other works of his to use skulls as the main subject
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