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The dance of death: the abbot. Woodcut by Hans Holbein the younger.
- Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543.
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Ipse morietur. Quia non habuit disciplinam, & in multitudine stultitiæ suae decipietur. Prover. V. Iam moriere miser, quia disciplina piorum nunquam uera tibi, sed simulata fuit. Stultitiæq́; tuæ magno deceptus aceruo es stolida falsum mente secutus 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, pp. 34-56
W.L. Gundersheimer, The dance of death by Hans Holbein the younger, New York 1971, pp. vii-xiii
Wellcome Library no. 29290i