Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Temptation through Vainglory,

Number 2 from the series of four scenes, The Art of Dying (Ars moriendi)

Engraving with type-printed German text on verso

Dimensions (Plate): 85 x 65 mm (3.3 x 2.6 in.)

Accession number: 1953.6.14.2

Gift of Dorothy and David Keppel (Wesleyan honorary degree, 1929) in memory of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1953

Bibliography: L. 11 248 181c; Passavant vol. 2, 172–73; Lehrs vol. 2, no. 175–185c; Nagler 4: 2279; Bartsch vol. 6, p. 381; see Shestack 4–14 for Master E.S.

Work Type: print

Related Works: Probably after one of the four scenes from the “Ars moriendi” series of ca. 1450 by Master E. S.

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