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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Sors piorum[1] is one print from Proscenium vitae humanae[2] by Theodore de Bry (1528 – 1598). It is a copy of The temptation of St. Anthony (Breughel drawing).

But in Proscenium vitae humanae, siue Emblematvm Saecularwm (Frankfurt, 1627) Emblem XVI ('Sors Piorum') shows a fantastic and surrealist monstrous head entirely in the manner, and ... (LXII, 'Nates Hiantes', in the same book, is similar.) .. -- A Century of Emblems: An Introductory Anthology by Charles Moseley





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