When Adam Delved, from the Dance of Death series

Wenceslaus Hollar, Czech, 1607 - 1677, after Hans Holbein, the younger, German, 1497 - 1543



Etching on paper

Plate: 3 × 2 3/16 in. (7.6 × 5.6 cm)

Sheet: 3 3/8 × 2 1/2 in. (8.6 × 6.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Susan E. Hardy, Nancy R. Wilsker, Sarah A. Stahl, and John S. Stahl in memory of their parents Barbara J. and David G. Stahl, Class of 1947



Europe, Czechoslovakia


17th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed, lower right, in plate: WH.; inscribed, lower left, in plate: H.B.t; inscribed, bottom margin, left to right, in plate: Maledicta Terra in opere tuo, in laboribus comedes / cunctis diebus vitae tuae donet: reuertaris. & c. Gen 3; inscribed, lower left corner, in plate: 4


Collected by Barbara Jaffe Stahl (1930-2004) and David Gerald Stahl (1926-2013), Manchester, New Hampshire; bequeathed to their children Susan E. Hardy, Nancy R. Wilsker, Sarah A. Stahl and John S. Stahl, 2013; given to present collection, 2014.

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