The Basler Dance of Death
31 January 2019
In 1773, 32 years before its destruction in 1805, the topographer Emanuel Büchel (1705-1775) painted and mentioned the Basler Totentanz image by image in an album.
Johann Rudolf Feyerabend (1779-1814) painted the Totentanz in 1806. He based his paintings on this album.
(Source: F. Egger, Basler Totentanz, Basel 2009).