Origin of death mask
Examples from the Web for death mask
Here is the death-mask of Sir Isaac Newton, and a reflecting telescope, on the model invented by him.Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely|Rev. Edward Conybeare.
We must bear in mind that the sculptor worked from a death-mask, and that the expression was thus a conventional restoration.Summer Days in Shakespeare Land|Charles G. Harper
His expression was like a death-mask, his brows drawn tight in a little frown and his jaw rigid.Greenmantle|John Buchan
But the cause of all this merriment wore only an expression of slightly pained bewilderment on his death-mask of a face.Alias The Lone Wolf|Louis Joseph Vance
When the poet died , it was Dalou whom they called to execute a death-mask of the features of the great poet.Rodin: The Man and his Art|Judith Cladel