Christian von Mechel (1737-1817); Holbein Hans le Jeune - engraving - Memento Mori - Dance of Death - The Beer Seller - 1780

Description
Christian von Mechel (1737-1817); Holbein Hans le Jeune - engraving - Memento Mori - Dance of Death - The Beer Seller - 1780
Engraving - Plate signed - 1780

Overall size: 11.8 x 9.5 cm

Around 1532, during his second stay in London, Holbein painted the Triumphs of Wealth for the Festival Hall of the merchants of the Hanseatic League.

Christian von Mechel was a Swiss engraver, publisher and art dealer. He developed a broad trade in art, through business connections throughout northern and central Europe; although the French Revolutionary Wars ruined him financially, he started over in 1805 in Berlin.


Lot details
Artist
Christian von Mechel (1737-1817); Holbein Hans le Jeune - engraving
Title of artwork
Memento Mori - Dance of Death - The Beer Seller - 1780
Year
1780
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Plate signed
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
No
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