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TitleDeath’s Dance
Mediummetal engraving
BookThomas Rowlandson. The English Dance of Death. London : R. Ackermann, 1815. Page 0.1, Plate frontispiece.
Noteshandcolored. Rowlandson’s crowned skeleton sits atop the globe with his equipment at his feet: drugs, compounds, gun powder, opium, arsenic, mercury.
ThemeDanse Macabre
Subjectsdance, world upside-down, skeleton

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