Gabriel Ehringer (1652-1736) Folio DRAGON - Canmore peremptus - Emblematica
Gabriel Ehringer (1652-1736) Folio DRAGON - Canmore peremptus - Emblematica
Gabriel Ehringer (1652-1736) Folio DRAGON - Canmore peremptus - Emblematica

Gabriel Ehringer (1652-1736) Folio DRAGON - Canmore peremptus - Emblematica

$140.00 Dollar

Brightness Slain

This emblem depicts a creature with the body of an eagle and the tail of a fish writhing on the ground in front of a mirror. Above is the Latin phrase CANDORE PEREMPTUS, which translates to "brightness slain".

Landwehr, German Books 543. - Praz S. 496f. - Gutenberg-Jb. 1968, S. 251ff. 

Large and rare engraving in recent hand colour. Extremely rare Swiss emblematic print. 

Text to verso.

29.4 x 19 cm