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Saint Eufrasia. Woodcut, 1558.

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[1558]

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Description

An episode in a 16th century play about the life of Saint Euphrasia. A horned figure in monastic dress (the devil in disguise?) leads a nun out of a building: the nun is touched by a hand emerging from the sun

Publication/Creation

[Florence] : [s.n.], [1558]

Physical description

1 print : woodcut

Publications note

Alessandro D'Ancona, Sacre rappresentazioni dei secoli XIV, XV e XVI, Volume 2, 1872

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 4843i

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Language

  • Italian


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