Emblem XXXIV-Eternal Love-Crucifixion [After SNYDERS, 1626]

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XXXIV. Amore langueo. Languor Amoris. Langueur d’Amour – (Tired eternal love.) Delicate and very scarse engraving of a divine figure holding the pulse of a human figure crucified, symbolizing everlasting love. An angel handles the bellows. Item includes 2 pages with French and latin rime relating to the emblem love theme. (not shown on scan)

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XXXIV. Amore langueo. Languor Amoris. Langueur d’Amour

Engraving on hand laid (verge type) paper.
Sheet size: 8,5 x 13 cm. Image size: 6 x 8 cm.

From: “Amoris divini et humani effectus varii Sacrae Scripturae Sanctorumque PP. sententiis ac Gallicis versibus illustrati.”, by Michael Snyders, published in Antwerp, 1626. First edition of this rare and delicate collection of 48 emblems (incl. title) on human and divine love, published a few years after Vaenius Amores divini emblemata.

Made by Gillis van Schoor after Michael Snyders. Aegidius / Gilles van Schoor / Verschoren (1596-after 1626) was a Flemish engraver from Antwerp. He was a pupil of Theodoor Galle. Michael / Michiel Martin Snyders (1586-1672) was a Flemish draughtsman, engraver and publisher from Antwerp.

Condition: Good, given age. Some soiling and light staining. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: EMBLEM XXXIV-ETERNAL LOVE-CRUCIFIXION

PCO-C12-12

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Dimensions 8 × 8 × 1 cm

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