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The Triumph of Death

Deuchar, David, 1803, Etching
The Triumph of Death
The Triumph of Death
The Triumph of Death
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Item no
23292
Title
Le triomphe de la Mort
Description
Frontispiece to the volume of the Dances of Death, engraved by David Deuchar after original designs by John Holbein, first produced in 1786.
The artist Holbein appears behind a curtain, at the side of a stone table. The figure of Death is opening to him the scenes he is about to sketch. The medallion at the top is a portrait of Holbein and his palette is on the ground, with the inscription 'D Deuchar fecit'.
Artist / maker
Date
1803
Size
11.4 x 12 cm
Type
Location
Art and Design Library
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Digital FileElectronic file 72 dpi JPEG
£6.10(inc. VAT 20%)
Digital FileElectronic File 300 dpi TIFF
£31.00(inc. VAT 20%)
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