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

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

Lettering

Venite ad me qui onerati estis. Matth. XI. Huc ades, & promptus uestigia nostra sequaris. Pondera qui fesso ter gore tanta geris. Iam fatis est nũmos pro merce forumq́; secutus, omnibus his curis exoneratus eris. C 5.

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. 29602i

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