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A young man with an ulcerated face. Lithograph after H. Holb

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The Leprous, Le Lepreux; A young man with an ulcerated face. Lithograph after H. Holbein. "Formerly the ulcers on the face of the young men were thought to be due to leprosy, now the traditional opinon is that they are syphilitic lesions. Dr. Duggan suggested pemphigus" (note by Dr Renate Burgess) After "a drawing in three chalks by Hans Holbein the Younger [1497-1543] in the Fogg Art Museum at Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A."

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Oberdeutsche Schule. German school. École Allemande. The leprous. Le lépreux. Hans Holbein d. Ä. ... Der aussätzige..

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