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A group of musicians; representing the sense of hearing. Engraving by A. Bosse, c. 1650.

Bosse, Abraham, 1602-1676.

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Description

Tapestries on the wall depict battle. The seat immediately facing the viewer is empty but for a book. The lettering connects the tones of music with the harmony of celestial movements

Lettering

Auditus. L'ouye. Pulsa placet digitis mire mihi lyra peritis,/ Cantibus et miris me philomela rapit;/ At mihi concentus numquam jucondior ullus,/ Quam laudes docta qui canit arte meas. A. Bosse in et fe ...

Publication/Creation

Paris (chez Mel.or Tavernier; demeurant en l'isle du Palalais, à la Sphere) : F.L.D. Ciartres.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26943i

Language

  • French


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