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Ratio et oratio, from the series Novae regionum aliquot amaenissimarum delineationes, 1624

  • etching, paper
  • 137 x 168 mm
  • Inv. 2014-CM

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Matthäus I Merian RKD
Basel 1593 - Bad Schwalbach 1650

Peter II Aubry RKD
Oppenheim 1596 - Strasbourg ca. 1666 - 1668

Title Ratio et oratio, from the series Novae regionum aliquot amaenissimarum delineationes
Date 1624
Period 17th century
Location Strasbourg TGN
Medium and support etching AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings inscription in the depiction, top right: 9
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Ratio et oratio
printed inscription outside the depiction, bottom left: Si Ratio, si non Oratio [...] iam fit asellus homo.
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: Red und Vernunft [...] zeucht gleich mit ihm.
stamps (tools) on the back, bottom right: Stad Gent / Museum voor Schone Kunsten
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
Inventory number 2014-CM
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
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IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/11306/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 25H landscapes Iconclass
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300253001 aphorisms AAT
Keywords Iconclass 25G3 trees Iconclass
25H17 meadow, pasture Iconclass
25I22 prospect of village, silhouette of village Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
34B11 dog Iconclass
41A7751 container made of plant material other than wood: basket Iconclass
44B152411 fool's cap Iconclass
46A139 buffoon (in general) (German: 'Schalksnarr') Iconclass
46A14 farmers Iconclass
46AA14 farmers - AA - female farmer, farmer's wife Iconclass
46C11 road, path Iconclass
46C13142 ass, donkey Iconclass
46C145 (farm) wagon, freight wagon, cart Iconclass
47I2112 cow Iconclass
47I212 pig Iconclass
83(VIRGILIUS, Aeneid) (scenes from) specific works of literature (VIRGILIUS, Aeneid) Iconclass
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