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A bird of prey prepares to swoop on a mouse and a frog in water; illustrating Aesop's fable of the frog and the mouse. Etching by C. Murer after himself, c. 1600-1614.

Murer, Christoph, 1558-1614.
Date
[1622]

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Description

This is one of Murer's series to use Aesop's fables as illustrations to a moral point in his play

Publication/Creation

[Zurich] : [Johann Rudolf Wolf], [1622]

Physical description

1 print : etching.

Lettering

Amici tempore adverso. CM.

Publications 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. 26659i

Language

  • Latin


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