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

The Gamesters and Death

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

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Title
The Gamesters and Death
Artist/creator
Production date
1651
Medium
etching
Dimensions
115 x 93 mm
Inscription
Inscribed in the plate, l.l., 'HB.i.'; l.r., 'WH.'; l.l. to l.r., 'Quid prodest homini, sivniuersum Mun=/=dum hicretus, anime autem suæ detrimen=/=tium patiatur, Matth. 16,'; in the frame, l.c., 'Ab aDiependecke inu: W:Hollar fecit.'. Inscribed verso, pencil, u.l., 'E.23'; 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
M1982/1/3/329
Other ID
258 Pennington Catalogue Raisonné, 38 Auburn Catalogue
Copyright
No known copyright restrictions
Department
International Art
Display status
Not on display

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