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 × 7 9/16 in. (22.5 × 19.2 cm)

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

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

PR.948.56.1

Geography

Place Made: Germany, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

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

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

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

Exhibition History

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

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.

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

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

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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