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Il Morbetto (or, The Plague of Phrygia)
Il Morbetto (or, The Plague of Phrygia)
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Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
19.7 x 24.4 cm (image); 20 x 25 cm (sheet)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.36328
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A man holding his nose separates a child from the breast of a dead woman, a man mourns her, others shy away. Dead and sick animals lie in the street, a sick man is tended by women in a house above.