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Politeia (Art) wins over Livor (Envy)
Allegory with personification of the Art (Politeia) with a mean for measuring and a tablet sitting on a throne. She is winning over Envy who is keeping all the richness in her arms. On the foreground instruments for measuring (scale and so on). Dated on the bottom left '1579'. Text removed from the bottom:['Constituit rerum formas Politeia serena, / Si bona dat Regem que si perversa Tirannum', signed on the bottom left:'M. D. VOS / IVETOR' and on the bottom right:'I. SADELER F. / ET ESCUDIT'] Engraving on paper, trimmed within platemark, new margins added; total: 208 x 159 mm; Hollstein de Vos p. 171, 539 OMP (Old Masters Prints Black Folders) S/Sc (16I)
      [Bookseller: Historisch Antiquariaat A.G. van der Ste]
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