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

The Merchant and Death

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

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Title
The Merchant and Death
Artist/creator
Production date
1651
Medium
etching
Dimensions
115 x 92 mm
Inscription
Inscribed in the plate, l.c., 'AB.i'; l.r., 'WH'; l.l. to l.r., 'Qui concregat thesaarros lingua men/dacit vanus & excor est, & impingetur/ad laoueas Mortis Provers: 21'; in the frame, l.c., 'Ab aDiepenbecke inu: W:Hollar fecit,'. Inscribed verso, pencil, l.r., 'o/-/5 for'.. 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
M1982/1/3/327
Other ID
254 Pennington Catalogue Raisonné, 36 Auburn Catalogue
Copyright
No known copyright restrictions
Department
International Art
Display status
Not on display

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