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Dance of death: death and the pope. Etching and letterpress attributed to J.-A. Chovin, 17--, after the Basel dance of death.

Chovin, Jacques Antony, 1720-1776.
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1 print : etching ; image 11.5 x 9.7 cm

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Tod zum Pabst. Komm heiliger Vatter werther Mann, ein Vor-Tantz müst ihr mit mir han: der Ablass euch nicht hilfft davon, das zwenfach Kreutz und dreiifach Kron. Antwort des Pabsts. Heilig war ich auf Erd genannt, ohn Got der höchst führt ich mein Stand: der Ablass thät mir gar wohl lohnen, nun will der Tod mein nicht verschonen. U 3.

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Wellcome Library no. 31094i

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Text on reverse in French
Bears number top centre : 5.
Bears inscription lower right : La

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