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The dance of death: the last judgment. Woodcut by Hans Holbein the younger.

Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543.
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1 print : woodcut ; image 6.6 x 5 cm

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Omnes stabimus ante tribunal. Rom. 14. Vigilate & orate, quia nescitis qua hora vẽturus sit Dominus. Mat. XXIIII. Quilibet ut possit rationem reddere, cuncti iudicis æterni stabimus ante thronum. Propterea toto uigilemus pectore, ne cum venerit, irato iudicet ore Deus. Et quia nemo tenet uenturi iudidis horam, esse decet uigiles in statione pios.

Publications note

A.S. Warthin, The physician of the dance of death; a historical study of the evolution of the dance of death mythus in art, New York 1931, pp. 34-56
W.L. Gundersheimer, The dance of death by Hans Holbein the younger, New York 1971, pp. vii-xiii

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Wellcome Library no. 29608i

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