Triumph of Death - Camposanto Pisa

Medieval Italian fresco Triumph of Death
 
Painted by Buonamico Buffalmacco between 1336 - 1341 this fresco in the Camposanto, Pisa, depicts the Triumph of Death. This fresco is a variation on the Three Living and the Three Dead. On the right hand side of the painting rich men and women converse in a spring garden, one is playing music, another holds a hawk, and a small dog sits on the lap of another.
 
Medieval Italian fresco Three Living and three dead
 
At the top of the right hand side of the painting, one monk sits study a book, whilst others are tending animals and trees.
 
Medieval Italian fresco Three Living and three dead
 
In the bottom left of the fresco the three riders confront their corpses, whilst a monk with a scroll points telling them that this is their fate as Death triumphs over all.