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A man harrassed by personifications of greed, guilt, credulity, jealousy, sadness and pride. Engraving by P. Galle, ca 1563.

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[1563?]
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26276i
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Publication/Creation

[Antwerp] : Philipp Galle, [1563?]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 18.6 x 24.1 cm

Lettering

Nempe mala occulto stabulant grauiora recessu/ Intus: ibi fastus, mœror, livorqúe malignus,/ Turpis auarita, ac persuasio credula, mensqúe/ Conscia, crudeli distringunt pectora plaga ...

Lettering note

Lettering repeated in French: "Or tous mes maux ne font qu'extreme dueil / Qu'un cueur fidele endure en patience: / Mais le remors l'ame afflige à outrance, / Par avarice, enuie, & triste orgueil". Lettering above each of the figures from left to right: Avaritia. Conscientia. Opinio. Homo. Invidia. Tristitia. Superbia.
Bears number: IIII

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26276i

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  • Latin
  • Dutch
  • French


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