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A skull with a timepiece and flowers Etching by William Faithorne, 16--, after Philippe de Champaigne.

Champaigne, Philippe de, 1602-1674.
[between ca. 1654 and ca. 1662]
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London (at ye. signe of ye. shipp within Temple Barre.) : William Faithorne, [between ca. 1654 and ca. 1662]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 25.5 x 28.2 cm

Publications note

Tarnya Cooper, Refashioning death: vanitas and memento mori prints from northern Europe 1514-c.1640 (exhibition catalogue, University College London), London 1997, no. 4


Wellcome Library no. 34827i

Reproduction note

After a painting by Philippe de Champaigne now in Lille, probably, as T. Cooper, op. cit., suggests, through the mediation of one of the three continental prints after the painting (by Jean Morin and Nicolas de Platte in Paris and Cornelis Galle in Antwerp)


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