Photo Credit: photo: R. Lee
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The Flower Turns to Dust (Flos Cinis)1592
148 x 206 mm (5.8 x 8.1 in.)
Jacob Hoefnagel, Dutch (Flemish), (1573–ca. 1630)
Possibly with Theodor de Bry, German, (1528–1598)
After Joris Hoefnagel (aka Georg Hoefnagel), Flemish, (1542–1601)
- 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.]
- flowers (plants) - Designates both the reproductive shoots of seed-bearing plants and entire flowering plants. [January 1995 descriptor changed, was "flowers"; alternate term changed, was "flower".]
- proverbs - Related Term
- plate Dimensions: 148 x 206 mm (5.8 x 8.1 in.)
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