David Deuchar Etching "Le Triomphe de la Mort," 1788
David Deuchar (British, 1743 – 1808) after Hans Holbein the Younger (German, died 1543)
Le Triomphe de la Mort, 1788
Etching with engraving on paper
Pulled from The Dances of Death, Through the Various Stages of Human Life; Wherein the Capriciousness of that Tyrant is Exhibited in Forty-Six Copper Plates
Published by John Scott and Thomas Ostell
Printed by W. Smith & Co.
Late 18th Century
Copied after an engraving of the same name by Christian von Mechel (Swiss, 1736-1817). Original drawings were most likely by Peter Paul Rubens (Dutch, 1577-1640) and mis-attributed to Holbein.
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- toning and foxing to sheet; tear to left edge; minor staining to glaze; minor wear to frame; minor wear and tears to verso.
- measures frame; plate mark measures 4.0" W x 4.5" H.