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People smelling flowers on the steps of an ornamental garden; representing the sense of smell. Engraving by A. Bosse after himself, ca. 1638.

Bosse, Abraham, 1602-1676.
Date
1638

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Description

Two dogs (the dog is a symbol of the sense of smell) walk in front of the party

Lettering

Odoratus. L'odorat. Flora rosis vario fructu Pomona, suaui / Vertumnus nares pascit odore meas / Verum cunctus odor divino huic cedat odori, / Gloria quem castæ tollit ad astra famæ. A. Bosse in et fe. ...

Publication/Creation

Paris (chez Mel.or Tavernier; demeurant en l'Isle du Palais, à la Sphere) : F.L.D. Ciartres.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26945i

Language

  • French


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