Georg Scharffenberg (1530-1607); Memento Mori - Dance of Death - Miser Usurer - Monogrammed GS - Woodcut leaf - 1588 [1796]

Description
Georg Scharffenberg (1530-1607); Memento Mori - Dance of Death - Miser Usurer - Monogrammed GS - Woodcut leaf - 1588 [1796]
Blank to verso - Signed on print - 1796

Rare woodcut that was were originally used in the book "Zwen Todentäntz" in 1588 by Huldrich Frölich and reused in very small editions throughout the 16th - 18th Centuries.

All editions are extremely rare, with the woodcut on offer likely to have been from 1796.

Leaf: 20 x 11.5 cm

Text in German. Verso blank.

On fine wove paper.

Lot details
Artist
Georg Scharffenberg (1530-1607); Memento Mori
Title of artwork
Dance of Death - Miser Usurer - Monogrammed GS - Woodcut leaf - 1588 [1796]
Year
1796
Technique
Blank to verso
Signature
Signed on print
Condition
In very good condition
Sold with frame
No
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