Illustration presumably created by Samuel Theodor Gericke (ca. 1650); etched in copper by Tortebat and Beger.

 

 

 

Etching of skeleton contemplating a human skull,  which rests on a grave stone (Gericke)

 

Source: Lieselotte Wiesinger, “Berliner Maler um 1700 und die Gründung der Akademie der Künste," p. 91. In Willmuth Arenhövel (Hrsg.), Katalog. Berlin und die Antike. Berlin: Deutsches Archäologisches Institut. Staatliche Museen Preußischer Kulturbesitz, 1979: pp. 80-92.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: The images above have been reproduced, through scanning, in conformance with the "fair use" clause of U.S. copyright.

 


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