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A winged, blindfolded woman; representing avarice. Engraving by G. Pencz.

  • Pencz, Georg, 1500?-1550.
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The figure holds out her hands as if to receive something. A frog rests at her feet and behind her are sacks and a coffer of coins. She walks barefoot on twigs

Physical description

1 print : line engraving.

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GP

References note

Adam Bartsch, Le peintre graveur (Nieuwkoop, 1982), vol. VIII, p. 193

Lettering note

Bartsch gives lettering which is lacking here: "Avaricia. In copia sum inops"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26736i


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