Mixed Media Collage on smooth fine art paper 320 gsm with 24 carat gold and gold gouache. Again the theme of momento mori is explored by using the figure of Jesus’s cruxification and imagery of life and death. Butterflies symbolise the transience of the cycle of life. The inscription under the skull “IN HOC MOMENTO PENDET – ETERNITAS” is written in latin and this translates to “ On this moment hangs eternity”. The photographs of roses are taken in the artist’s garden and are contrasted with fresher and decaying blooms.