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- Series: Auch ein Todtentanz (This, too is a Dance of Death)
Bound portfolio of 6 wood-engravings printed with a tonal plate; after drawings by Alfred Rethel, illustrating in six thematically linked woodcuts depicting a Dance of Death in the context of the 1848 Revolutions in Germany; each image is accompanied by brief explanatory verses (by Robert Reinick); plus title-page, four pages of introduction and a single-page epilogue; thirteenth edition; published by B Elischer, Leipzig. c.1880-1920
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Height: 312 millimetres
Width: 412 millimetres (dimensions of portfolio (closed))
- Curator's comments
- For more information (including a detailed bibliography), see: Peter Parey: 'The German Revolution of 1848 and Rethel's 'Dance of Death' in: Journal of Interdisciplinary History, XVII:I (Summer 1986), 233-255. For the first edition, see 1932,0624.1 (1-6).
An 1849 edition is kept at 160*.a.23 (see 1932,0624.1.1 to 6).
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Auch ein Todtentanz
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