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  • Title: The Gentlemen [and] The Canon
  • Creator: Thomas Bewick after Hans Holbein the Younger
  • Date Created: ca. 1789
  • Subject Keywords: allegory, dance, death
  • Set or Series Title: The Dance of Death
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1974
  • Materials & Techniques: Wood engraving on wove paper. Watermark: No watermark
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: From the book published in 1789: “The Dance of Death,” from the Original Designs of Hans Holbein, Illustrated with fifty-two Wood Cuts, Engraved by Thomas and John Bewick, Newcastle, Printed for William Charnley, 1789; the blocks were destroyed soon after publication.
  • Dimensions: 1828
  • Bibliography: Hugo 36
  • Associated People: Created by Thomas Bewick (British (English), 1753-1828), After Hans Holbein the Younger (German, 1497/1498-1543)
  • Accession Number: 1974.2.1.3

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