If you are an art connoisseur who does not hesitate to drop tens of thousands for a fine work of art, then may we interest you with Jacques Louis David’s The Death of Socrates (1787)? That’s right. You can own this landmark of Neoclassical painting from the years immediately preceding the French Revolution, in 1787.
Even better is, unlike the other paintings you may have purchased in the past, the “Death of Socrates” by Jacques Louis David will only run you back a mere US$249. It is not a typo, btw. It really is just US$249. The catch? Well, it is not the actual painting (obviously).
The actual painting is currently curated by The Met aka The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which we believe isn’t for sale. Instead, it is a phone case, or more correctly, a set of 3 phone cases for iPhone 12 and iPhone 13. It does feel expensive now that you know it is for three iPhone cases. Well, at least there are three of them.
What makes this a cool collectible – which is odd to say because it is something that will be obsolete fairly quickly – is Jacques’ masterpiece is printed on actual canvas, spread across the three cases, and presented as a triptych, in a one-of-a-kind box set. Tell me it isn’t cool. Well, that’s if you can look past the fact that the phone cases will go obsolete in a few years’ time.
The Met x CASETiFY Jacques-Louis David “The Death of Socrates” Premium Set Box, which has a limited edition run of just 100 sets worldwide, is available for iPhone 13 series and iPhone 12 series.
The Met x CASETiFY Jacques-Louis David “The Death of Socrates” Premium Set Box is available now for the aforementioned US$249. You can also choose from a range of The Met x CASETiFY collab cases HERE.