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The Dances of Death, Through the Various Stages of Human Life: Wherein the Capriciousness of That Tyrant Is Exhibited: In the Forty-Six Copper-Plates

done from the original designs, which were cut in wood, and afterwards painted, by John Holbein, in the town-house of Basil. To which are prefixed, descriptions of each plate in French and English, with the Scripture text from which the designs were taken. Etched by D. Deuchar
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Book; Online; EBook
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London, Printed by W.Smith for J. Scott [etc.] 1803.
Language
English
Description
47 p. illus., port. 22 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
  • Added t.-p., engraved: Le triomphe de la mort, gravé d'aprés les dessins originaux de Jean Holbein, par David Deuchar, 1786.
  • The descriptions of the plates are by Mechel. cf. Dance of death. The dance of death, with a dissertation on the several representations of that subject, by Francis Douce, 1833, p. 136.
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McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois, D3.
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