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ID: 300257053
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300257053

 

Record Type: concept
memento mori (symbols, <visual works by function>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Symbols, often objects such as skulls or hourglasses, but sometimes written inscriptions, intended to remind the viewer of death.
 
Terms:
memento mori (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
memento mori (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
memento mori (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
Memento Mori (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
死亡象徵 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
sǐ wáng xiàng zhēng (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
si wang xiang zheng (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
ssu wang hsiang cheng (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)
Memento mori (C,U,German-P,D,B)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.VC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)
.... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Visual Works (hierarchy name)
........ Visual Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of visual works (works)
............ visual works (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <visual works by function>
................ <visual works by function> (G)
Hierarchy of symbols
.................... symbols (G)
Hierarchy of memento mori
........................ memento mori (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 通常是頭骨或是沙漏等的象徵圖像,有時候則以銘刻文字方式呈現,意在提醒觀者人終將死亡。  
Dutch ..... Symbolen, vaak objecten zoals schedels of zandlopers, maar soms ook inscripties, bedoeld om de toeschouwer te wijzen op de betrekkelijkheid van het aardse. 
German ..... Symbol, oft ein Gegenstand wie ein Schädel oder eine Sanduhr, aber manchmal mit einer Inschrift versehen, mit dem Zweck, den Betrachter an den Tod zu erinnern. 
Spanish ..... Símbolos, a menudo objetos tales como cráneos o relojes de arena, pero algunas veces inscripciones escritas, con la intención de recordar al observador la muerte. 

Sources and Contributors:
死亡象徵............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  藝術名詞與技法辭典 p. 278
memento mori............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  BHA Subject Headings (1985-)
.......................  Contributed as a candidate term MCGILL - 8/90
.......................  Ehresmann, Pocket Dictionary of Art Terms (1979) 114
.......................  Frye et al., Harper Handbook to Literature (1985) 202
.......................  Hall, Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art (1979) 291
.......................  Lucie-Smith, Diccionario de Términos de Arte (1997)
.......................  Murray, Dictionary of Art and Artists (1971) 396
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.......................  Pierce, From Abacus to Zeus (1987) 39
.......................  Random House Unabridged Dictionary (1993)
.......................  Rosenberg, Dutch Art and Architecture (1972) 333
.......................  Sterling, Still Life Painting (1981) 47
.......................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
Memento mori............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.......................  Brockhaus-Enzyklopädie (2006) 18:225
.......................  Duden [online] (2011-) http://www.duden.de/node/712918/revisions/1087735/view
.......................  RDK (Reallexikon zur deutschen Kunstgeschichte) 1:685
si wang xiang zheng............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...................................  TELDAP database (2009-)
ssu wang hsiang cheng............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
......................................  TELDAP database (2009-)
sǐ wáng xiàng zhēng............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...................................  TELDAP database (2009-)
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... TELDAP database (2009-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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