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A woman with a crutch, a man in chains and a man falling on a sword; allegory of suffering and the different forms of death. Engraving by P. Galle, c. 1563?

Galle, Philippe, 1537-1612.
Date
[1563]

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Continuò subeunt incerta pericula mille,/ Pauperies ditem involuit, rigidæqúe catastæ:/ Hic perit amne, cadit ferro, flamma interit ille./ Quisq; tamen vitæ producere quærimus umbram. ...

Publication/Creation

[Antwerp] : Philipp Galle, [1563]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 18.5 x 23.9 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26273i

Language

  • Latin


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