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The planets and signs of the zodiac send down their influence on to the body of a man on earth; women representing nature (?) and medicine stand on the left, while scholars watch and dispute on the right. Engraving, 16--.

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[between 1600 and 1699]
Reference
643131i
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Three women stand on the left: one holds a balance and a compass (?), the second (Nature?) is many-breasted and rolls the man's long hair into a ball, the third holds a staff of Aesculapius, a poppy and a lily

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[France?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1600 and 1699]

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; image and border 24 x 16 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 643131i

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