Title A male corpse is wrapped in linen and entombed while a funeral cort├Ęge proceeds into a church in the background. Etching with engraving by G. Spilberg after C. de Passe.
Imprint [Place of publication not identified] : Crispin de Passe.


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Physical description 1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 20.6 x 25.8 cm
Lettering note The lettering is hortative, impressing the desideratum of a decent burial as part of the duties of mankind
Summary The scene in the background contrives to be an illustration of a dignified and appropriate funeral as part of the seven works of mercy
An elderly couple prays and mourns the deceased while two men bury the body. In the background monks of a brotherhood escort a coffin into a church
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 44216i
Lettering Alter tu dulcem demisit pectore vitam ... Gabriel Spilb. inv. Crisp. d. pas. exc.
Author, etc. Spilberg, Gabriel, active 1590-1620.
Passe, Crispijn van de, approximately 1565-1637.
Topic-LCSH Death.
Grief.
Funeral rites and ceremonies.
Genre/Technique Etchings.
Engravings.
Copy photo no. V 42316
System no. .b12020291
Record no. 44216i