Old Man, from the Dance of Death series

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

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1651

Etching on paper

Plate: 2 15/16 × 2 3/16 in. (7.5 × 5.6 cm)

Sheet: 3 1/4 × 2 9/16 in. (8.2 × 6.5 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

2014.73.87

Geography/Culture

Europe, Czechoslovakia

Period

17th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right, in plate: WH.; inscribed, lower left, in plate: H.B.t.; inscribed, bottom margin, in plate: Spiritus meus attenuabitur, dies mei breviabun / tur, & solum mibi supereft sepulchrum. Job 17; inscribed, lower left corner, in plate: 28

Provenance

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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