Pride and Folly, from a Series of Tazza Designs

Theodor de Bry Netherlandish

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In the central medallion, a portrait of a jester in profile (facing right) merged with an upside down head of a satyr, framed by a circular ornamental frieze with scenes including the Whore of Babylon and the Temptation of Adam and Eve, as well as a peacock and a series of demons and grotesques. From a series of four designs for ornamented tazza, or drinking vessels.

Pride and Folly, from a Series of Tazza Designs, Theodor de Bry (Netherlandish, Liège 1528–1598 Frankfurt), Engraving

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