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The Dance of Death
     

The Dance of Death

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by Hans Holbein, Werner L. Gundersheimer (Introduction)
 

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The most celebrated work of the 16th-century woodcut master, these 41 illustrations are a stark reminder of a dramatic motif: "Remember, you will die." Includes various quotations, depictions, and meditations on death.

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The most celebrated work of the 16th-century woodcut master, these 41 illustrations are a stark reminder of a dramatic motif: "Remember, you will die." Includes various quotations, depictions, and meditations on death.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486228044
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/01/1971
Series:
Dover Fine Art, History of Art Series
Pages:
146
Sales rank:
819,108
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Hans Holbein the Younger (1497–1543) was one of the greatest portraitists of the sixteenth century. His paintings of monarchs, noblemen, and merchants have left an incomparably vivid picture of an era.
 
Ulinka Rublack (introducer) is a professor of early modern history at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of St. John’s College. Her books include Reformation Europe, Dressing Up: Renaissance Cultural Identity in Europe, and The Astronomer and the Witch. She is the editor, with Maria Hayward, of The First Book of Fashion.

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