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

  • Holbein, Hans, 1497?-1543.
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1 print : woodcut ; image 6.4 x 4.9 cm


Quoniam cùm interierit, nõ sumet secum omnia: neque cum eo descendet gloria eius. Psal. XLVIII. Nobilis haud ullos secum portabit honores deiiciet summo Mors ubi dura loco. Non celebres titulos, claræq́; insignia gentis auferet, in tumba nil nisi puluis erit.

References 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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