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The Death

The Winged Death in Cologne —

The Vanitas Experience of the Dying Woman

(Death, The.) While receiving the sacraments the winged death with hourglass and arrow appears to the dying woman. Engraving. (1679.) 3½ × 2½ in (8.8 × 6.2 cm).

The Last Judgement

Verso: (The Last Judgement.) Earth breaks up and releases the dead, filled with amazement, gratitude, and – expectation. Engraving as before. – Works by an anonymous engraver – otherwise named as “Stich fecit”, but such one not provable here – of a catechism of Petrus Canisius SJ, Cologne 1679. – Faint tidemark above the image. There and also outside of the image a larger acid-freely repaired tear with loss of some letters of the general text.

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