Joseph Sattler

Death on the Book

1893

pen and ink on paper

 
Joseph Sattler (1867 Schrobenhausen - 1931 Munich)
Death on the Page (also known as "Der Wurmstich" or "Piqûre de Ver")
ink on paper
1893
This drawing was published as a heliogravure in the portfolio: Ein moderner Totentanz, in 16 Bildern gezeichnet von Joseph Sattler (Berlin: Stargardt, 1893) (second edition, Berlin 1912), Plate 1.  For the heliogravure, see: Ludwig Hollweck and Hanns Schultes, Joseph Kaspar Sattler, Ein Wegbereiter des Jugendstils (Pfaffenhofen: W. Ludwig Verlag, 1988), pg. 136 (full-page ill.)

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