Sunday, February 16, 2014

"Machina del Mondo," Etching with Hand-Coloring, 1675-1710

"Machina del Mondo, ogn'un cerca di star sopra il compagno;" etching with hand-coloring, 1675-1710

Described on the British Museum website thusly: "A pyramid of ten persons climbing on top of each other, the poor at the bottom, the king at the top; Death appears to take them all."

Found via BibliOdyssey; more here.

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