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Der Tod Als Heiland (Death as Savior), plate 10 from Vom Tode, Erster Teil (On Death, Part 1)
Der Tod Als Heiland (Death as Savior), plate 10 from Vom Tode, Erster Teil (On Death, Part 1)
Artist:
Date:
1889
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching, Aquatint, And Drypoint
Dimensions:
24.2 x 31.2 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1986.1.193.10
Acquisition Date:
1986-12-01
Credit Line:

Gift of John Gutmann in memory of Walter Heil

Exhibition History:

Waking Dreams: Max Klinger and the Symbolist Print
Legion of Honor, Gallery 1: 02/28/09 - 09/06/09

Cross section of a body in a coffin with a painting above it of a man bowing to a spirit as others try to flee.

A man lies in his tomb. Above in a desert death approaches one worshiper as others flee in fear. A border of dead nude bodies intertwined with devils, a prawn, vines, birds, and a monkey.