Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Old Woman [and] The Child,

From The Dance of Death

Wood engraving on wove paper

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Image): 64 x 50 mm (2.5 x 2 in.)

Watermark: No watermark

Edition: From the book published in 1789: “The Dance of Death,” from the Original Designs of Hans Holbein, Illustrated with fifty-two Wood Cuts, Engraved by Thomas and John Bewick, Newcastle, Printed for William Charnley, 1789; the blocks were destroyed soon after publication.

Accession number: 1974.2.1.2

Purchase funds, 1974

Bibliography: Hugo 36

Work Type: print

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