Auction 102, Lot 549

"[Lot of 4 - Dance of Death]", Rentz, Michael

Subject: Miscellany

Period: 1770 (circa)

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6.5 x 10 inches
16.5 x 25.4 cm

Lot of four copperplate engravings from this fascinating work based upon Holbein's original 15th century designs. Rentz presents his engraving in dramatic scenes each enclosed in complex baroque frames, which are hand colored (with the main engraving uncolored). Plates included: No. 13, Der Monch; No. 18, Der Konig; No. 22, Der Grass; and No. 23, Die Grasin.

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Condition: A

Some soil and old repairs in blank margins.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Unsold

Closed on 3/5/2003

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