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The Lawyer

The Lawyer
(c. 1525)
from Les Simulachres et historiées faces de la mort avtant elegamment pourtraictes que artifiellement imaginées (Images and Illustrated Aspects of Death, both Elegantly Portrayed and Cunningly Devised [Holbein’s Dance of Death] by Jean de Vauzelles and Gilles Corrozet, published by Melchior and Caspar Trechsel for J. and F. Frellon, Lyon, 1538

6.4 × 4.8 cm (image) 14.8 × 10.1 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Hollstein 99.19
printed in ink above image u.l.-u.r.: Callidus vidit malum,& abfcōdit fe / innocens,pertranſijt,& afflictus eft / damno.
printed in ink above image u.c.: PROVER. XXII
printed in ink below image l.l-l.r.: L'homme cault a ueu la malice / Pour l'innocent fair obliger, / Et puis par uoye de iuftice / Eft uenu le pauure affliger.
inscribed in pencil l.l.: Lyon 1538
stamped in ink l.l.: LAL (not in Lugt: Lionel Lindsay)
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1961
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display