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St James and the Magician Hermogenes. St James in pilgrim's garb at left centre approaches the magician Hermogenes who sits hunched over a book in a chair at l; around them swarm demonic creatures and devils; naked witches fly on dragons above and cauldrons bubble in centre and at r; in the centre foreground a gaping hole opens to reveal further demonic creatures and activities; first state before reworking of plate; after Pieter Bruegel. 1565
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Height: 217 millimetres
Width: 290 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For a companion piece see 1866,0407.11 ('The Fall of the Magician Hermogenes').
Literature: M. Ilsink, in J. van Grieken - G. Luijten - J. van der Stock, "Hieronymus Cock: The Renaissance in Print", exh.cat. Royal Library of Belgium in Brussels and Fondation Custodia in Paris, New Haven and London, 2013, cat.no.68a; D. Petherbridge, 'Witches and Wicked Bodies', exh.cat. Edinburgh, 2013, cat.no.18.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2013 August-Nov, Edinburgh, NG, Witches and Wicked Bodies
2014-15 Sept - Jan, London, BM, Witches and Wicked Bodies
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