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Two men fighting while animals sit in pairs placidly watching; an allegory of man's ability to fight his own kind. Engraving by P. Galle, 1563.

  • Galle, Philippe, 1537-1612.
Date
[1563]
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26267i
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Publication/Creation

[Antwerp] : Philipp Galle, [1563]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 18.7 x 23.9 cm

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Nec nisi diverso generifera bella leones,/ Immanésve cient ursi: at furiosa nocendi/ Mutuum in exitium mortalibus arma cupido/ Suggerit, & dextras studet incestare cruore. P. Gal. ...

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Bears number: VI

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26267i

Languages

  • Latin
  • Dutch
  • French


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