arsvitaest: Dance of Death Author: unidentifi…

arsvitaest:

Dance of Death

Author: unidentified German artist
Date: 16th century
Medium: Pen and ink, brush and ink, watercolor, gouache, with touches of gold
Location:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Translation of Latin inscription on the reverse:

A true friend is revealed in uncertain times.
Theodosius Nervius wrote this for his dear friend, Hans.