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Four men whose distorted shadows are cast on the wall:a an apothecary casting the shadow of a clyster, a censor casting the shadow of a devil, a hereditary peer casting the shadow of a pig, and a Jesuit casting the shadow of a turkey. Coloured lithograph by J.J. Grandville, 1830.
- Grandville, J. J., 1803-1847.
A woman personifying anatomy looks searchingly into the light emanating from a corpse, but she is mortally threatened by the scythe of Time; representing anatomy's struggle with decay. Engraving by N-G. Dupuis, 1759, after J-B-M. Pierre.
- Pierre, Jean-Baptiste Marie, 1714-1789.