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Der Tod als Freund (Death as a Friend)
  • Alfred Rethel
    1816–1859
    born: Diepenbend, Germany ; died: Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Der Tod als Freund (Death as a Friend), 1851
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 340 x 272 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/8 x 10 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 478 x 373 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 13/16 x 14 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0259
Description
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Exhibitions

Skeleton pulling rope (attached to unseen bell) in foreground; man sleeping in chair in middle ground.