eath takes a skinny, old man to the physician and hands over a urine glass as a sort of challenge.
The idea, with Death using a specimen of urine as a challenge, is one that Holbein copied from his dance of death alphabet. Presumably Holbein found the original inspiration in Bern's dance of death. See Initial M for details.
A hundred years later, Hollar made a similar error: The Death that attacks
Variations: Birckmann lets the shelf continue on the next wall.
The last book is decorated with a large X;
under the shelf there's a string holding prescriptions;
the bricks that form an arc over the door are removed; the door is ajar;
the simple table leg becomes a winged, fabulous monster.
Hollar and Deuchar copy Birckmann.
Scharffenberg makes a very free interpretation.
Anderson distinctly corrects the error in upper arm and forearm — but then again: Anderson was a doctor.