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The Duke

The Duke
(c. 1525)
from Les Simulachres et historiées faces de la mort avtant elegamment pourtraictes que artifiellement imaginées (Images and Illustrated Aspects of Death, both Elegantly Portrayed and Cunningly Devised [Holbein’s Dance of Death] by Jean de Vauzelles and Gilles Corrozet, published by Melchior and Caspar Trechsel for J. and F. Frellon, Lyon, 1538

Medium
woodcut
Measurements
6.4 × 4.8 cm (image) 14.8 × 10.1 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Hollstein 99.13
Inscription
printed in ink above image u.r-u.l.: Princeps iuduetur mærore.Et / quieſcere faciam ſuperbiā po / tentium.
printed in ink above image u.c.: EZECHIE. VII
printed in ink below image l.r.-l.l.: Vien,prince,auec moy,& delaiffe / Honneurs mondains toft finniffantz. / Seule fuis qui,certes,abaiffe / L'orgueil & pompe des puiffantz.
stamped in ink l.r.: LL (monogram) (not in Lugt: Lionel Lindsay)
Accession Number
951A-5
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1961
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

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