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Object: Vivit dum videt, aversat aperit
Object: Elle vit par sa vüe, & meurt par son absence (It lives by seeing it and is killed by its absence)
Series: Lux Claustri
Series: La lumière du cloître
Landscape with rock standing in the middle, and two tulips on either side; on the left, the sun shines and the tulips are standing up straight; on the right, it is night time and the tulips wither; with letterpress text: title, Latin inscription, and French verses; second state, with plate number. c.1626/28 ?
- Production date
Height: 60 millimetres
Width: 83 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- From a series of twenty-seven, see 1853,1008.84.1 for comment.
This impression is kept in a booklet, see 1861,0713.443.
Another impression: 1853,1008.84.6.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- From the Scarisbrick collection of Callot's work: see comment on 1861,0713.1.
Annotated on verso, in brown ink: 'G. Storck a Milano 1799 In No.9822 / No.27 59 (?)'.
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