Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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You Will Never Get Crabs to Walk Forwards (Nunquam Efficies ut Recte Incedant Cancri…),

Plate 6 from Archetypes and Studies by Georg Hoefnagel

Engraving on laid paper

Inscribed in plate: “Zodiaci gemino munitum forcipe signum, / Pugnantem Alcidon mordicus arripui. / Et testudineo, gressu, feror octipus, aequor, / Ennato, sum foedum luctiferumque malum…”

Edition: Plate six from Part Four of Archetypes and Studies by Georg Hoefnagel (Archetypa Studiaque Patris Georgii Hoefnagelii)

Accession number: 2006.3.3

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 2006

Work Type: print

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