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The dance of death at Basel; skeletons playing the pipe and the drum to accompany the dance. Lithograph by Danzer after H. Hess.
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German
Title
The dance of death at Basel; skeletons playing the pipe and the drum to accompany the dance. Lithograph by Danzer after H. Hess.
Work Type
Lithographs.
Material
lithograph, printed in grey and beige ;
Measurements
image 16.8 x 13.5 cm
Description
1 print :
These lithographs are derived from the dance of death frescos painted on the walls of the churchyard of the Dominican cloister in Basel. Executed between 1437 and 1441, these frescos were often altered and were finally removed in 1805 when damages could not be restored. Some of the wall fragments are preserved in the history museum in Basel
Oh Mensch betracht und nicht veracht, hie die Figur, all Creatur. Die nimmt der Tod früh und spot, gleichwie die Blum im Feld zergoht.
ID Number
Source
Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the Artstor Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
V0041933EL.jpg
SSID
24887910

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