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Print, The Lady and Death

This is a Print. It was print maker: Hans Sebald Beham. It is dated 1541 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Leo Wallerstein. It is credited Gift of Leo Wallerstein.

It is signed

Signed with monogram in plate at upper left

It is inscribed

Lettered along upper margin: "OMNEM IN MOMINE VENUSTATEM/ MORS ABOLET.'

Cite this object as

Print, The Lady and Death; Print Maker: Hans Sebald Beham (German, 1500–1550); engraving on laid paper; Gift of Leo Wallerstein; 1950-131-32

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