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Allegory on the contempt the pleasures of the world should cause
Allegory on the contempt the pleasures of the world should cause
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Date:
1580
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
6.9 x 10 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe

a draped man walking away from a somptuous palace where two noble couples are standing; on the left, the personification of Hope as a young woman standing in front of an anchor and wearing a dress adorned with fleur-de-lys