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Aristotle and Phyllis; Aristotle as a bearded old man crawling on all fours, with a bit between his teeth, Phyllis sitting on his back and striking him with a whip. Scene set in a courtyard with two trees, a figure looking on from the building on the left. 1515
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Height: 327 millimetres
Width: 235 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Second state with the changed date of 1515, the rare first state carries the date 1513.
See K. Parker, 'Early German woodcuts in the BM', MS notes, 2 vols, vol. 2, p.71.
See Matthias Mende, 'Hans Baldung Grien. Das graphische Werk', Unterschneidheim 1978, no.31.
Mende comments on Phyllis's contemporary headdress, as well as the early sixteenth-cent. architecture. He sees a self-portrait in the figure of the onlooker.
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