"Death and The Maiden" images are about the mystical union between Anima figures and Shadow figures that represent the collective unconscious. In many of the images, Death is positioned behind the maiden, who seems on the verge of swooning.
Credit: Wellcome Library, London The dance of death. Oil painting. Size: canvas 72 x 55 cm. Collection: Iconographic Collections Library reference no.: ICV No 17962 Full Bibliographic Record Link to Wellcome Library Catalogue Dance of Death