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Morem facit usus, from the series Novae regionum aliquot amaenissimarum delineationes, 1624

  • etching, paper
  • 136 x 170 mm
  • Inv. 2014-CW

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Matthäus I Merian RKD
Basel 1593 - Bad Schwalbach 1650

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

Title Morem facit usus, 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: 23
printed inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Morem facit usus
printed inscription outside the depiction, bottom left: Fert collo baculum Canis ..../... vitae virga magistra bonae
printed inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: Den Hund der Benged [...] der Iugend legt den pracht.
stamps (tools) on the back, bottom right: Stad Gent / Museum voor Schone Kunsten
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
Inventory number 2014-CW
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300015636 landscapes AAT
300253001 aphorisms AAT
300015571 cityscapes (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 21D water (one of the four elements) Iconclass
25H213 river Iconclass
25I city-view, and landscape with man-made constructions Iconclass
25I12 prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city Iconclass
31D11221 boy (child between toddler and youth) Iconclass
34B11 dog Iconclass
34B111 collar (of a dog) Iconclass
44G321(BIRCH ROD) instruments of torture, execution or punishment: birch rod Iconclass
46C112 bridge Iconclass
46C24 sailing-ship, sailing-boat Iconclass
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