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Three men read while a woman writes numerals; representing arithmetic. Engraving by C. Cort, 1565, after F. Floris, c. 1557.

  • Floris, Frans, 1519 or 1520-1570.
Date
1565
Reference
25650i
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Publication/Creation

Antwerp : Hieronymus Cock.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving

Lettering

Haec contemplandis numeris ars gaudet, eorum occulta sollers eruens mysteria. FF. invētor. H. Cock excud.

References note

For further information, see: C. van de Velde, 'Frans Floris (1519/20-1570). Leven en werken' (Brussels: Paleis de Academien, 1975), vol. I, pp. 426-8

Lettering note

Lettering on two books on floor: "Abraham" and "Pythagoras". "Arithmetica" is written on the chair upon which the woman sits. Her dress is embroidered with numbers. A taloned foot can be seen between the legs of the man on the left. Some of the books have locks
Bears number: 2

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25650i

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Languages

  • Latin


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