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A woman plays music to a stag; God condemns Adam and Eve to exile; representing the sense of hearing. Engraving by N. de Bruyn after M. de Vos.

Vos, Maarten de, 1532-1603.

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Description

The stag is an attribute of hearing, due to the notion that its finely honed sense of hearing enables it to avoid capture

Lettering

Auditus ius ti bonus est verique magister/ Iniusti et falsi pessimus author erit/ Audierant vocem serpentis eamq secuti/ Posteaq et vocem et verba tremenda dei. M. de Vos invent. N. de B. fe.

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [Assu. van Lond excu]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 9.1 x 11.8 cm.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26959i

Language

  • Latin


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