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The dance of death: the expulsion from paradise. Woodcut by Hans Holbein the younger.

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

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Mors. Emisit eum Dominus Deus de paradiso voluptatis, ut operaretur terram de qua sumptus est. Gen. III. Expulit omnipotens hominem de sede beata, nutriat ut proprio membra labore, Deus. Pallida tūc primū uacuū Mors uenit in orbē: Humanum rapiunt hinc mala fata genus. A 4.

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. 29622i

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