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The Nobleman (Der Edelman)

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The Nobleman (Der Edelman)

ca. 1538
16th century

After Hans Holbein, the younger, German, (1497–1543)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Woodcut
Series: from Dance of Death
Edition: Proof impression; from the “Dance of Death,” published 1538
Marks: Title above representation is lacking
Bibliography: Johann David Passavant 16 (vol. 3, pp. 362–367).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1939
Accession Number: 1939.D1.145

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  • allegory
  • death
  • skeleton - The supportive or protective calcareous structure of an animal. [November 1994 alternate term added. February 1992 descriptor added.]

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