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Personification of 'Imitation' from Ripa's 'Iconologia...'

Cesare Ripa


Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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Woodcut personification of 'Imitation' taken from 'Iconologia...' by Cesare Ripa. The female figure in billowing robes holds a mask in one hand and paintbrushes in the other. A creature- a cross between a lion and a monkey?- crouches at her feet.



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Personification of 'Imitation' from Ripa's 'Iconologia...'. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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