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 
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
Permanent Link: resource.nlm.nih.gov/101456958
Owner: History of Medicine Division - NLM - NIH
Source: Flickr Commons