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Doctor Schnabel von Rom / Kleidung wider den Tod zu Rom

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1876,0510.512

  • Title (object)

    • Doctor Schnabel von Rom
    • Kleidung wider den Tod zu Rom
  • Description

    A broadside on doctors in Rome and their protective clothing against the plague; with an engraving after an Italian broadside showing a figure dressed with along coat, gloves, mask and hat, holding in the right hand a stick with a winged hourglass, in the left background the same figure and children running away, in the R background a view of an Italian city; with engraved title and text. (Nuremberg, Fürst: 1656)

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1656
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 301 millimetres
    • Width: 216 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        "I Columbina delineavit" (Columbina is a stock figure in the Commedia dell'Arte)
  • Curator's comments

    An Italian broadside of 1656 (BM 1880-7-10-522) of the same subject has the imprint "In Roma, & in Perugia, per Sebastiano Zecchini". It appears that the Italian and this German broadside were both copied from a Rome sheet (publisher unkown) by J. Columbina (Columbani?) .

    Ref.:
    Hampe, 263

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  • Location

    Not on display (Broadsides German 1656 Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1876

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1876,0510.512

A broadside on doctors in Rome and their protective clothing against the plague; with an engraving after an Italian broadside showing a figure dressed with along coat, gloves, mask and hat, holding in the right hand a stick with a winged hourglass, in the L background the same figure and children running away, in the R background a view of an Italian city; with engraved title and text. (Nuremberg, Fürst: 1656)

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A broadside on doctors in Rome and their protective clothing against the plague; with an engraving after an Italian broadside showing a figure dressed with along coat, gloves, mask and hat, holding in the right hand a stick with a winged hourglass, in the L background the same figure and children running away, in the R background a view of an Italian city; with engraved title and text. (Nuremberg, Fürst: 1656)

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