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The equality of all classes in the grave  - Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki prints
The equality of all classes in the grave  - Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki prints
The equality of all classes in the grave  - Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki prints
The equality of all classes in the grave  - Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki prints

The equality of all classes in the grave

By Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki

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The equality of all classes in the grave  - Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki print

Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki
1770

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Date: 1770

Medium: etching

Edition size: limited

Image size: 16,2 x 21,2 cm

Sheet size: 19,5 x 24,4 cm

Condition: excellent

Signature: signed

Price: €300 (incl. taxes)

Description:

signed lower right: "D: Chodowiecki del & fecit". In the middle of a grove stands a colossal stone sarcophagus surrounded by four cypresses; above the lid of the sarcophagus hangs a naked human on whom death sits, leaning on it. People of different nations, religions and classes, healthy and crippled, old and young are approaching from all sides. In the cube of the sarcophagus the words'QUOT QUOT DISTANT'". (Engelmann 1857, p. 46f.).


Series:

Catalogue raisonné: Engelmann E 60

Keywords:

society, unity, religion, classes, death, persons, vanitas, classicism, genre

Condition:

Good condition, pale mildewed.


Chod/D 1083

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