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Collection: Images from the History of Medicine (IHM)

Author(s): Kandel, David, -1587., engraver

Contributor(s): Bock, Hieronymus, 1498-1554

Publication: Gedruckt zü Strasburg : Bei Wendel Rihel, Den xxviij Augusti, im Jar MDXLVI [1546]

Language(s): German

Format: Still image

Genre(s): Pictorial Works

Abstract: Illustration of a scene from the Pyramus and Thisbe myth as described by Ovid. Thisbe arrives at the mulberry tree and throws up her arms at the sight of the dying Pyramus who lies next to the tree. The handle of a knife protrudes from his chest. Butterflies fly amidst the leaves of the fruitful tree and the lion is shown running away in the distance.

Related Title(s): Is part of: Kreuter Büch, darin Underscheid, Würckung und Namen der Kreüter so in Deutschen Landen wachsen; See related catalog record: WZ 240 B665n 1546

Extent: 1 print : 29 x 18 cm.

Technique: woodcut, color

NLM Unique ID: 101456958

NLM Image ID: C03305

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Owner: History of Medicine Division - NLM - NIH
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