Allegory of Time – by by Johann Wolfgany von der Auwera

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Allegory of Time / Kronos
by Johann Wolfgany von der Auwera [German, 1708-1756]
1736-56 / Fruitwood..

The allegory of Time is better known as the Grim Reaper. The hourglass remind the viewer of the unstoppable passage of time  while the scythe refers to the harvest of souls, a phenomenon which is to occur during the Last Judgement at the end of the world.

 

 

Allegory of Time  – by Johann Wolfgang von der Auwera

Allegory of Time – by Johann Wolfgang von der Auwera

 

 

Allegory of Time  – by Johann Wolfgang von der Auwera

Allegory of Time – by Johann Wolfgang von der Auwera

 

 

 

 

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