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The dance of death: Death finds an author writing his life. Colour lithograph by Edward Hull, 18--.

  • Hull, Edward, active 1820-1834
Date:
Dec.r 1827
Reference:
32759i
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The work seems to equate autobiography with suicide

Publication/Creation

London (the Gallery, No. 27, Regent St., corner of Jermyn St.) : [publisher not identified], Dec.r 1827 ([Place of manufacture not identified] : printed by C. Hullmandel)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours

Lettering

Death found an author writing his life, but he let him write no further; for death who strikes whenever he likes, is jealous of all self-murther. Designed & done on stone by E. Hull.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 32759i

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