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Four figures contemplate the inscription on a tomb in Arcadia. Etching by Etienne Picart after Nicolas Poussin, 1653.

  • Poussin, Nicolas, 1594?-1665
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Paris (rue St. Jacques) : Etienne Picart (the roman)

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1 print : etching ; image 23.1 x 32 cm

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Le souvenir de la mort au milieu des prosperitez de la vie. L'Arcàdie est une contrée dont les poetes ont parlé coe d'un pays delicieux et par cette inscription on marque que celuy qui est dans le tombeau estant Arcadien n'a pas esté exempt de la mort.

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Wellcome Library no. 34797i

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  • French

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