The Nun is a print that was designed by German artist Hans Holbein in 1538. It is part of a series called the "Dance of Death". It depicts a nun that has admitted her lover into her apartment while praying, death extinguishes the candles on the altar signifying the punishment of unlawful love.
Crane, Walter The Decorative Illustration of Books Old and New (New York, NY: G. Bells and Sons, Ltd, 1905)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman