Old Man, from the Dance of Death series

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



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: 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



Place Made: Czechoslovakia, Europe



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Not on view


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


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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