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Attributed to the Brunswick Monogrammist (active in the first half of the 16th Century)
Attributed to the Brunswick Monogrammist (active in the first half of the 16th Century)

An Allegory of Earthly Life: a king disputes with Father Time observed by Mars, Mercury and Venus and Cupid, as Diana points her arrow at the earth below: there, a dentist is at work by a palace from which are driven away beggars, as a geographer, doctor

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Attributed to the Brunswick Monogrammist (active in the first half of the 16th Century)
An Allegory of Earthly Life: a king disputes with Father Time observed by Mars, Mercury and Venus and Cupid, as Diana points her arrow at the earth below: there, a dentist is at work by a palace from which are driven away beggars, as a geographer, doctor and scholars study before a fête champêtre, a friar preaches nearby, and a hilltop town is besieged beyond
inscribed 'LVDVS DEORVM' (strengthened)
oil on canvas transferred from panel
16.3/8 x 39.1/8 in. (41.7 x 99.5 cm.)
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