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Titlethe Vision of Skulls; As it appears, though dead so long; Each skull is found to have a tongue.
Mediummetal engraving
BookThomas Rowlandson. The English Dance of Death. London : R. Ackermann, 1815. Page 0.1217.
NotesLondon. Pub. Nov.1-1814, at R. Ackermann’s, 101 Strand; handcolored. Rowlandson’s satire thrives on ironies such as here, where death plays tour guide to gullible fools in the catacombs.
ThemeDanse Macabre
Subjectsdance, skeleton, fool

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