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The Virgin laments over the dead Christ. Engraving by R. Sadeler after A. Figino.

  • Figino, Giovanni Ambrogio, 1552 or 1553-1608.
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1 print : line engraving with etching ; platemark 22 x 31 cm


Afflictum terræ natum mæstissima mater/ Exanimenque videns concidet exanimis./ Scilicet huic vita, et vitæ fuit ille levamen,/ Cum vivo vixit; cum pereunte perit ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Hic SOL: hac LUNA est, et sole nitente nitebat,/ Nunc etiam merito sole ruente ruit. Ambrosius Ficinus Mediolanensis inventor. Sereniss. Bavar: ducis. sculp: Raph. Sadeler fecit. Cum privilegio summi pont; et S. Cae. Maestatis"


Wellcome Library no. 23233i



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