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Maker(s):Rethel, Alfred; Reinid, R. (text)
Culture:German (1816-1859)
Title:Fünftes Blatt [Fifth Leaf] from the portfolio Auch ein Todtentanz [The Dance of Death]
Date Made:1848
Type:Print
Materials:Wood engraving on wove paper
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:sheet: 11 9/16 in x 16 3/16 in; 29.38399 cm x 41.11625 cm; image: 8 13/16 in x 12 5/8 in; 22.38375 cm x 32.0675 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1991.4.723.6
Credit Line:Bequest of Helene Brosseau Black (Class of 1931)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
one of portfolio of 6 woodcuts and descriptive running text in rhyming verse, beginning on intro/title page and ending on endpiece
To the right the skeleton stands on a barricade holding a flag in his proper right hand and begins to disrobe. Two the left men are blown backwards by a canon partly visible to far right while others fire guns.

Tags:
deaths; revolutions; social commentary

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