Prudence (Prudentia); an allegorical figure in centre foreground holds a mirror in her right hand, props up a coffin to her left, stands on a pile of ladders, and balances a sieve on her head; around her are several figures occupied with household chores.  1559  Engraving

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1868,0328.368

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Prudence (Prudentia); an allegorical figure in centre foreground holds a mirror in her right hand, props up a coffin to her left, stands on a pile of ladders, and balances a sieve on her head; around her are several figures occupied with household chores. 1559 Engraving

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