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Death and the Old Man (Dance of Death)

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian (active in Germany, Netherlands, England), 1607–1677), After Hans Holbein, the Younger (German, 1497 or 1498–1543)


Catalogue Raisonné

Parthey 0259 (27); Pennington 259 iii/iv or iv/iv; New Hollstein 1153 III/IV or IV/IV

Dimensions

Platemark: 7.5 x 5.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/16 in.) Sheet: 8 x 5.9 cm (3 1/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P12854

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Collector's mark, in red ink, verso, l.l.: H.F.S. [L. 1309]

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, N.Y.; date acquired: 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund