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An Allegory of Pride and Haughtiness or Gentleman, Lady and Beggar

16th century

Christoph Bockstorffer , aka Master C.B., Christoffel Bocksdorfer, German

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Victor Seiger (Lugt 2377)
Bibliography: Nagler, Mon. I, 2294; P. 6 (vol. 3, p. 292); Hollstein 4 ii.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1960
Accession Number: 1960.14.4

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  • allegory
  • aphorisms - Short, pithy statements of principle or precepts, often of known authorship; distinguished from "proverbs" which are statements repeated colloquially and which often embody the folk wisdom of a group or nation. [December 1994 descriptor added.]
  • beggars - Those who subsist by asking for alms. WCOL9 [December 1992 alternate term added. December 1990 descriptor added.]
  • proverbs - Related Term
  • religious art - Use broadly for art depicting religious subjects or for art used in worship. [September 1993 descriptor added.]

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