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The Aviary of Death
The Aviary of Death
Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
41.9 x 54.8 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.36836
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

While fashionable men and women read and play music on a beach, death plays with an owl on a string, and other skeletons catch human prey in large nets. A pirate shipis visible offshore.