The Triumph of Death, Georg Pencz, Germany, c.1539. NASCENTES MORIMUR FINIS QZ AB ORIGINE PENDET/ LONGIUS AUT PROPIUS MORS SUA QUENOZ MANET
Death as a skeleton holding a scythe riding a chariot drawn by two bulls to right; dead or dying figures on his path including a king and a pope and bishop; in background a burning city; from a series of six engravings.
Inscription Content: Signed with monogram on the tablet at lower centre, numbered there 5 and lettered 'NASCENTES MORIMUR FINIS QZ AB ORIGINE PENDET/ LONGIUS AUT PROPIUS MORS SUA QUENOZ MANET'.
Engraving made by Georg Pencz, Germany, c.1539.
(Visto en Kinzertorium/Assaf Kinzter - Flickr)