The Gambler and the Death
Peter Paul Rubens


Hans Holbein II


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74 mm x 102 mm

Death grabs one of the gamblers by the neck/collar with one hand, while pushing away a devil with the other hand. The gambler to the left tries to intercede on behalf of his friend, while the gambler to the right uses the opportunity to clear the table.

CC BY (Creative Commons 4.0)

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