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The New-Married Pair [and] The Merchant

ca. 1789
18th century
64 x 50 mm (2.5 x 2 in.)

Thomas Bewick, British (English), (1753–1828)
After Hans Holbein, the younger, German, (1497–1543)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Wood engraving on wove paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Series: from The Dance of Death
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.
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Bibliography: Hugo 36.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1974
Accession Number: 1974.2.1.1

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  • allegory
  • dance - Performing art form realized in rhythmic movement, creating visual designs by a series of poses and tracing of patterns through space in the course of measured units of time. [November 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added.]
  • death
  • marriage
  • merchants - Buyers and sellers of commodities for profit. W [August 1993 descriptor moved. December 1992 alternate term added.]

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

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