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Personification of 'Nature' from Cesare Ripa's 'Iconologia..'

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Woodcut personification of 'Nature' taken from 'Iconologia...' by Cesare Ripa. The nude female figure has milk poring from her breasts and has a bird of preyperched on one hand. Her pose is contrapposto.

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The accompanying page describes the woodcut in Italian



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