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Dance of death: death and the knight. Etching and letterpress attributed to J.-A. Chovin, 1720-1776, after the Basel dance of death.

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1 print : etching ; image 11.2 x 9.6 cm

Lettering

Tod zum Ritter. Herr Ritter ihr sind angeschrieben, Ritterschafft die müssen ihr treiben: mit dem Tode und sinen Knechten, es hilfft weder streiten noch fechten. Antwort des Ritters. Ich als ein strenger Ritter gut, hab der Welt dient mit hohem Muth: nun bin ich wider Ritters Orden, an diesen Tantz gezwungen worden. D 2.

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Wellcome Library no. 31096i

Lettering note

Bears number top centre : 27.
Bears inscription lower right : La

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  • German



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