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Il mondo alla riversa (The world reversed)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1871,0812.815

  • Title (object)

    • Il mondo alla riversa (The world reversed)
  • Description

    The world turned upside down, many scenes of reverse orders, an ass washing man's head then cutting his hair, fish in trees and feeding on birds in the sea etc
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1575-1590
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 380 millimetres
    • Width: 493 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered above 'Il mondo alla riversa' and throughout the print with descriptions of the scenes in Italian.
  • Location

    Not on display (Italian XVIc Unmounted Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1871

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1871,0812.815

The world turned upside down, many scenes of reverse orders, an ass washing man's head then cutting his hair, fish in trees and feeing on birds in the sea etc  Etching

Recto

The world turned upside down, many scenes of reverse orders, an ass washing man's head then cutting his hair, fish in trees and feeing on birds in the sea etc Etching

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