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Todten-Tantz / Wie derselbe in der löblichen und weitberühmten Statt Basel


Place of Publication: Frankfurt, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet III, 1650; VD17 23:000339T; Hollstein, German, XXVIA, pp. 179-84, no. 668 II; Wütrich, Matthaeus Merian, III, pp. 345-62, 4th edition


Overall: 25 x 19.9 x 1.9 cm (9 13/16 x 7 13/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with title page and 43 etching and engravings [incomplete: title and plates only]

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian, 1649) Quarto; 44 leaves [incomplete: plates only]; nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped red morocco, marbled paper boards.

Illustrations of “Dance of Death,” people in various walks of life confronting figure of Death

Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian, 1649


Thomas Gaffield, by whom given to the MFA, December 1895.

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gaffield