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The tomb of Madame Langhans showing a young woman clutching her baby and breaking through the lid of the tomb rising upwards. Line engraving with etching after J.A. Nahl.

  • Nahl, Johann August, 1752-1825
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44520i
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Description

The woman portrayed is likely to be Maria Magdalena Langhans (d. 1751) , her rise from the dead at the last judgment is symbolized by her breaking through a lid decorated with skulls

Publication/Creation

Basle [Basel] : Christian von Mechel.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with etching ; image 35.4 x 25.5 cm

Lettering

Tombeau de Madame Langhans, inventé et executé par M. I.A. Nahl dans l'eglise paroissiale de Hindelbanck à 2. lieues de Berne. A Basle chez Chr. de Mechel. Avec privilège de LL:MM:II:R & Apostolique

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 44520i

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  • French


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