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Death and the Bishop, from The Power of Death (Allegory of Original Sin and Death)

Artist:
Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest)
Artist:
after Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Date:
1541
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/8 × 2 1/16 in. (7.9 × 5.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry G. Friedman, 1962
Accession Number:
62.635.506a
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate, across bottom: 'PERCVTIAM PASTOREM & DISPERGENTVR / OVES / XXVI MAR XIIII'
Dated and signed with artist's monogram in plate, at top center: '1541 / AG'
Harry G. Friedman; Donor: Harry G. Friedman
Bartsch VIII.406.141; New Hollstein 121.141; Hollstein I.66.141
Adam von Bartsch Le peintre gravure. 1854-1876, cat. no. VIII.406.141, p. 406.

F. W. H. Hollstein Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts. vols. 1-64, Amsterdam, 1954–2010, cat. no. I.66.141, p. 66.

The Illustrated Bartsch. edited by Walter L. Strauss, New York, 1980, cat. no. XVI 201.141.

The New Hollstein German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts 1400-1700. Amsterdam, 1998, cat. no. 121.141, p. 121.



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