Austin Osman Spare (1886-1956)

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The Death Posture. From Spare’s The Book of Pleasure: Psychology of Ecstacy, published 1913.
Here is the portion that deals with the death posture.

Austin Osman Spare (1886-1956)

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Untitled. Pencil, Charcoal and Chalk.

Austin Osman Spare

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Dwellers at the Gates of Silent Memory, 1912

Austin Osman Spare

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Ascension of the Ego from Ecstasy, 1913