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The Power of Death/ Allegory of Original Sin and Death Print made by Heinrich Aldegrever After Hans Holbein the Younger

"The Astrologer" from The Dance of Death by Hans Holbein. "He contemplates a pendent sphere. But Death thrusts a skull before his eyes."

Plate 7: Death and the Bishop; Death holding an hourglass leading a bishop to right; a shepherd in left background, a sheep next to the bishop at left; landscape background; from a series of eight engravings after Hans Holbein the Younger. 1541

The Monk, Hans Holbein the Younger, from his Dance of Death 41 woodcuts…

Nickolaus Chodowiecki , from his Dance of Death series {c.1791}

Bubonic plague is a zoonotic disease, circulating mainly among small rodents and their fleas, and is one of three types of bacterial infections caused by Yersinia pestis (formerly known as Pasteurella pestis), which belongs to the family Enterobacteriaceae. Without treatment, the bubonic plague kills about two thirds of infected humans within 4 days.

Albrecht Dürer. 1471-1528 Knight, Death and the Devil, 1513, Detail Sign by Durero Rotterdam, Museum Boijman