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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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26959i
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The five senses (Martin de Vos)
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The stag is an attribute of hearing, due to the notion that its finely honed sense of hearing enables it to avoid capture

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

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

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.

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Wellcome Library no. 26959i

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  • Latin


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