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January 7 2010, 5:10pm

Detail of an engraving titled "Life and Death Contrasted, or, An Essay on Woman", depicting an obelisk inscribed with proverbs, bible verses and sermon excerpts.

As seen in the Carlton Hobbs Weblog article: &quot;LIFE how short, ETERNITY how long!&quot; <a href="http://www.carltonhobbs.net/art/paintings/life-and-death-contrasted-vanitas/2010/01/04/" rel="nofollow">www.carltonhobbs.net/art/paintings/life-and-death-contras...</a>