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The Angel...Pointing the Way to Paradise

ca. 1500
15th/16th century
85 x 65 mm (3.3 x 2.6 in.)

Master M. Z., aka Matthaüs Zasinger, German, (ca. 1477–after 1555)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving with type-printed German text on verso
Series: Number 4 from series of four scenes The Art of Dying (Ars moriendi)
Credit Line: Gift of Dorothy and David Keppel (Wesleyan honorary degree, 1929) in memory of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1953
Accession Number: 1953.6.14.4

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  • allegory
  • angels - From TGM:
  • demons - From TGM:
  • heaven - Place or state of eternal bliss and ideal relationship with God or the gods, usually accorded as the reward for virtue and true religious faith. [October 1990 descriptor added.]
  • hell - Place or state of extreme or eternal suffering, usually inflicted as punishment upon the wicked or the nonbelieving. [October 1990 descriptor added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 85 x 65 mm (3.3 x 2.6 in.)

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