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Allegory

  • Image: 6.75 x 9.5 in.
    Engraving
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.094
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

A nude woman stands in the center of a landscape, with a seated man to the left using an alchemical apparatus. In the foreground a seated man is fishing, and in the background one man is digging while another man is hawking.

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Graeft vist voghelt En soeckt int vier/ Tis niet onz vinden dan recht al hier.
En vain charches en terre eau ou flamme/ car c'est a faire au seul trou de madame.

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