A male corpse is wrapped in linen and entombed while a funeral cortège proceeds into a church in the background. Etching with engraving by G. Spilberg after C. de Passe.
- Spilberg, Gabriel, active 1590-1620.
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The scene in the background contrives to be an illustration of a dignified and appropriate funeral as part of the seven works of mercy An elderly couple prays and mourns the deceased while two men bury the body. In the background monks of a brotherhood escort a coffin into a church
Alter tu dulcem demisit pectore vitam ... Gabriel Spilb. inv. Crisp. d. pas. exc.
[Place of publication not identified] : Crispin de Passe.
1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 20.6 x 25.8 cm
Wellcome Library no. 44216i