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The dance of death: the seaman. Woodcut by Hans Holbein the younger.
- Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543.
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Qui volunt ditescere, incidunt in tentationem & laqueum, & cupiditates nultas, stultas, ac noxias, quæ demergunt homines in exitiũ & interitũ. I ad Tim. VI. Vt bona mortales uobis mundana paretis, obiicitis uariis pectora uestra malis. Sic fortuna potens in multa pericula lapsos ad fummum ducit perditionis iter.
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, p. 34-56
W.L. Gundersheimer, The dance of death by Hans Holbein the younger, New York 1971, pp. vii-xiii
Wellcome Library no. 29660i