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The Emperor and Death

A work made of etching on ivory wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1651

Artist:

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, 1607-1677)
after Hans Holbein the younger (German, c.1497-1543)

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Wenceslaus Hollar

Title

The Emperor and Death

Origin

Bohemia

Date

Made 1651

Medium

Etching on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

73 × 50 mm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)

Credit Line

The Wallace L. DeWolf and Joseph Brooks Fair Collections

Reference Number

1920.2238

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