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A man and a woman play stringed instruments; a stag looks on; representing the sense of hearing. Engraving after C. de Passe I, the elder.

  • Passe, Crispijn van de, approximately 1565-1637.
Reference
27161i
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Description

The stag represents hearing, due to the notion that its fleetness derived from an acute sense of hearing

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : G. de Hollander exc.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image 16.2 x 12.1 cm

Lettering

Auditus. Auditu tollit suprema ad sydera mentes/ Musica quæ tristem pellit amaritem. Crisp. de Pas inv.

Lettering note

Bears number: 2

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 27161i

Languages

  • Latin


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