Happy Birthday, Leo Tolstoy! (September 9, 1828)
This sculpture is called Juodasis vaiduoklis (The Black Ghost) and is located in Klaipėda, Lithuania | My edit
That is absolutely terrifying.
Les fleurs du sommeil - Achille Theodore Cesbron
Latin: ‘remember you will die’, ‘remember you must die’, ‘remember your mortality’ - an artistic or symbolic reminder of the inevitability of death.