The Dance of Death, folio CCLXI recto, from the Nuremberg Chronicle

Michael Wolgemut, German, 1434 - 1519, Wilhelm Pleydenwurff, German, about 1458 - 1494, Anton Koberger, German, about 1445 - 1513

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Hand colored woodcut on wove paper

Image: 8 7/8 x 7 9/16 in. (22.5 x 19.2 cm)

Sheet: 18 1/2 x 12 13/16 in. (47 x 32.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Dr. Franz H. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P

PR.948.56.1

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Printed text in German on both sides. Iron ink handwritten inscription in margin and bottom 6" margin of the sheet, initialed and dated at the bottom: E. G.[B.?] M. 1610.

Course History

German Foreign Study Program (FSP) Preparatory Session, Spring 2015

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2014

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Marlene Heck, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Death and Dying: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 55, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11-March 26, 1995.

Prints & Drawings of the Northern Renaissance, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 21-July 11, 1976.

Art I, Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 21, 1975-January 11, 1976.

German Expressionist Prints, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 4-May 25, 1975.

The Nude, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 27-November 3, 1974.

Provenance

Dr. Franz H. Hirschland (1880-1973), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1948.

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