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A Hindu ascetic or holy man performing self-torture, accompanied by a woman. Gouache painting by an artist of Thanjavur (Tanjore), ca. 1800 (?).Date: 1800Reference: 567682i
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Chinese men seeking alms by threatening to kill themselves by self-mutilation}: (left to right) two men hitting their heads against each other; a man kneeling to hit his head against a rock; a man with burning herbs on his head; a standing man hitting his head with a rock. Engraving after J. Nieuhof.Nieuhof, Johannes, 1618-1672Date: Reference: 37972i
Bishop Frigidian (Fridian, Frediano) flanked by Saint Lucy, a donor, Saint Ursula and Saint James. Drawing by F. Rosaspina, c. 1830, after G. Francia.Francia, Giacomo, -1557Reference: 25557iPart of: La Pinacoteca della Pontificia Accademia delle Belle Arti in Bologna
A Hindu ascetic, or holy man: with two rods piercing his upper arms, and holding a trident in each hand. Coloured stipple engraving, 1828.Date: 1828Reference: 567693i