The celebrated Hans Holbein's Alphabet of death : illustrated with old borders engraved on wood with Latin sentences and English quatrains / selected by Anatole de Montaiglon.
|Related Names:||Le Maire, Leon. , Montaiglon, Anatole de 1824-1895., Holbein, Hans 1497-1543.|
|Language(s):||English ; Latin|
Paris : E. Tross, 1856.
Dance of death.
Wood engravings > France > 19th century.
The images, the ornamental borders and title ill. are wood engraved by Leon Le Maire.
The English quatrains are reprinted from a 1794 translation by Hawkins for his edition of Holbein's "Imagines mortis". The Latin verses are by Greek, Roman and Christian authors.
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