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The dance of death: the bishop. Woodcut by Hans Holbein the younger.
- Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543.
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Percutiam pastorem, & dispergentur oues gregis. Mat. XXVI Mar. XIIII. Mors ego percutiam pastorẽ, dicit, inermem, illius in terram mitra pedumq́; cadent. Tum pastore suo per uulnera mortis adempto, incustoditae disucientur oues.
A.S. Warthin, The physician of the dance of death; ahistorical 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. 29287i