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Aus einem neuzeitlichen Totentanz (From a Modern Dance of Death)
  • Ernst Barlach
    born: Wedel, Kingdom of Prussia (present-day Germany) ; died: Rostock, Germany ; active: Germany
  • Aus einem neuzeitlichen Totentanz (From a Modern Dance of Death), 1916
  • Der Bildermann, no. 11, September 5, 1916
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 323 x 210 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 11/16 x 8 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 406 x 339 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 x 13 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0016
Label Text

Two-sided print-

recto: figure (armless?) stands over a pile of bones and hourglasses.

verso (Slevogt): deep columns of people looking down at reflections, or bodies in a shallow grave.