Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

Allegorical figures hold up two scrolls, separated by a spider's web: one shows a straight line between "Charitas" and "Iustitia"; the other a crooked line between "Invidia" and "Avaritia". Etching by C. Murer after himself, c. 1600-1614.

  • Murer, Christoph, 1558-1614.
Date
1622
Reference
26694i
  • Pictures
  • Online

Available online

view Allegorical figures hold up two scrolls, separated by a spider's web: one shows a straight line between "Charitas" and "Iustitia"; the other a crooked line between "Invidia" and "Avaritia". Etching by C. Murer after himself, c. 1600-1614.

Licence

Public Domain Mark
You can use this work for any purpose without restriction under copyright law.
Public Domain Mark (PDM) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0
Credit: Allegorical figures hold up two scrolls, separated by a spider's web: one shows a straight line between "Charitas" and "Iustitia"; the other a crooked line between "Invidia" and "Avaritia". Etching by C. Murer after himself, c. 1600-1614. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

Selected images from this work


About this work

Description

Entitled "Weltlich Gesetz" in German. Each of the figures is a representation of the named virtue or vice

Publication/Creation

Zurich : Johann Rudolf Wolf, 1622.

Physical description

1 print : etching.

Lettering

Legespoliticae. CM. ...

References note

For detailed information on Murer's series, see: Thea Vignau-Wilberg, 'Christoph Murer und die "XL. Emblemata miscella nova"' (Bern : Benteli Verlag, 1982)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26694i

Languages

  • Latin


Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    OpenOnline request

Permanent link