Art/ Collection/ Art Object

A group of emaciated men and women gathered around a skeleton laid on the ground and a figure of Death as a winged skeleton standing above it holding an open book

Artist:
Marco Dente (Italian, Ravenna, active by 1515–died 1527 Rome)
Artist:
After Baccio Bandinelli (Italian, Gaiole in Chianti 1493–1560 Florence)
Publisher:
Antonio Salamanca (Salamanca 1478–1562 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1515–27
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 11 1/4 × 17 1/8 in. (28.5 × 43.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John H. Sichel, 1966
Accession Number:
66.747.47
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate at upper left on the wall: '.R.' [followed by 'aphel' added in ink?] and at lower right 'Ant. Sal. exc.'
Mrs. John Sichel; Donor: Mrs. John Sichel
B.XIV.321.425; Le Blanc.II.112.31
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIV.321.425, p. 321.

Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. II.112.31, p. 112.



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