Tidspunkt: Wed 11/Dec/2019 17:43:13
Very interesting site, thanks! As you mention, the Paris Dance Macabre is the earliest one we know in monumental form, but only just: I wrote my thesis at Cambridge on one (still in glorious technicolour for all to see!) dating from 1426-7 and another one from 1474. Both were scaled up copies of woodcuts by artists working in the circle of the Meister E.S. and Meister mit den Banderollen. The woodcuts of the dance of death certainly predate the Paris frescoes, and these were themselves most probably derived from the prints and legend of The Three Living and Three Dead.
That certainly sounds interesting, and if your thesis is online you should post a link.
Nevertheless I must point out that 1426-7 (not to mention 1474) is later than 1424, so the Parisian Danse Macabre is still the oldest datable dance of death.
Navn: Joseph Fuller
Tidspunkt: Thu 21/Nov/2019 17:04:44
Thank you for your hard work on this site. It is wonderfully beautiful and makes it much easier to explore this fascinating topic than days gone by; when manual searches involved contacting various libraries.
Land: New Zealand
Tidspunkt: Sat 26/Oct/2019 20:23:24
I've been studying the black death this semester at university and found this website to be fantastic :)
Tidspunkt: Thu 17/Oct/2019 4:13:22
This has been a fascinating read - I truly appreciate your attention to detail and your devotion to this topic.
Navn: C. Carlson
Tidspunkt: Wed 9/Oct/2019 4:44:58
Greetings. I came here after reading St. Thomas More's 16th century account of the Dance of Death depicted in St. Paul's. I am grateful for your collection, really enjoyed reading the poem and thumbing through all the artwork. Coming here was a wonderfully macabre experience.
Navn: erika mordek
Tidspunkt: Wed 11/Sep/2019 9:01:42
I have found dance of death alphabet by holbein which you mention that you have not found:
A,I H L N M Z in D. Dionysii Carthvsiani Enarrationes piae ac ervditve in dvodecim prophetas (qvos vocant) minores printed 1549 by Quentell. Bib ID 2270026 from www.nla.gov.au
rom their catalogue.
if you wait a day or so I will upload them to my Flickr account https://www.flickr.com/photos/tallatango/sets/72157671189974098/
I would like to ask you questions about a certain tailpiece. in another message. thanks erika
That sounds interesting, but I'm not sure where I say that I'm looking for a particular edition by Quentel.
Is it the same book as this one? Enarrationes Piae Ac Ervditae In Dvodecim Prophetas (Qvos Vocant) Minores ... longè politiùs ac diligentiùs ... quàm priùs edita Coloniae: Quentel, 1549
You're welcome to ask questions here, but you can also write me at martinhagstrm (at-sign) gmail.com
Navn: S C M Spain
Tidspunkt: Thu 11/Jul/2019 21:40:10
Congrats. Wonderful web
Navn: Stephanie Curran
Land: United Kingdom
Tidspunkt: Mon 8/Jul/2019 12:53:29
This is really useful.
Navn: M. Weber
Tidspunkt: Wed 26/Jun/2019 18:42:58
Thank you for this web page! I found it on accident and I was hooked on each page. Thank you for all the research, it was fascinating to read!
Navn: javier sanz garcia
Tidspunkt: Thu 14/Mar/2019 23:11:30
Le felicito por su trabajo. Una hermosa muestra de
erudición y trabajo.
Navn: Daniel JC Brown
Tidspunkt: Wed 13/Mar/2019 16:48:02
wonderful job. interesting. I want to see andeknow more. Perhaps related to the celestial pale bleu apples chapel with the stained glass and the sha of iran. And a vwery rare inheritance?
Navn: Didier Jugan
Tidspunkt: Fri 1/Mar/2019 0:35:40
Thank you very much for your very interested website.
I would like to inform you that our association Danses Macabres d'Europe organises a Congress about Dance of death at Paris next month (19-24 march 2019) and the proceedings of this Congress is already Under subscription. All informations by google with the key words : "bibliothèque Mazarine congrès de Danses macabres d'Europe" or by writing me at my E-mail address
Navn: Natalie Gustafson
Land: United States
Tidspunkt: Wed 5/Sep/2018 3:21:33
Very, very helpful for a project on early illustrators for art school!! Thanks so much!!!!
Tidspunkt: Sun 5/Aug/2018 22:10:39
Remarkable site, i plan to get much of the Lubeck mural tattooed onto me and will be using images as reference.
Navn: Adam Wagner
Tidspunkt: Fri 25/May/2018 21:50:20
En meget fin side; grundig og informativ. Den har jeg haft stor glæde af. Tak for det.