Wenceslaus Hollar (Artist) Hans Holbein the Younger (After)

The Abbot and Death

The Abbot and Death by Wenceslaus Hollar, Hans Holbein the Younger

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Title
The Abbot and Death
Artist/creator
Production date
1651
Medium
Etching,
Dimensions
116 x 94 mm
Inscription
Inscribed in the plate, l.l., 'HB, i'; l.c., 'WH.'; l.l. to l.r., 'Ipse morietur, quia non habuit disei=/=plinam, & in multitudine stultitiæ suæ/decipietur, Proverb: 5:'; inscribed verso, pencil, u.l., 'E.8'; l.r., 'of/5 for 6/6'.. Blindstamped l.c., 'RD' in oval. Mark of A. P. F. Robert-Dumesnil (1778-1864), collection dispersed at sales from 1826 onward..
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/326
Other ID
244 Pennington Catalogue Raisonné, 40 Auburn Catalogue
Copyright
No known copyright restrictions
Department
International Art
Display status
Not on display

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