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The freedom of sacred love: the monastic cell as the heaven of the loving soul. Coloured etching.

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1 print : etching, with gouache ; image 6.3 x 6.1 cm

Lettering

Libertas amoris. Freÿheit der Liebe. cella amanti coelum est. S. Bernard. Die Zellen oder Clausen fern von allem Welt Getümmel ist meine Freud, mein Seeligkeit und auf der Erd mein Himmel.

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Translation of the German text: The cell or cloister, far from all turbulence of the world is my joy, my happiness and on earth the heaven for me.

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Wellcome Library no. 32373i

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  • German
  • Latin

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