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Quinque Sensuum Figurae

1590-1612 (Published)
Place of origin


Object details

Object type
TitleQuinque Sensuum Figurae (series title)
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Crispin van de Passe the elder, lady with a parrot on her hand beside a man putting a finger in his mouth. One of four plates from a suite of six showing representing the five senses entitled 'Quinque Sensuum Figurae'. Dutch, 1590-1615.
Physical description
  • Cut to height: 9.6cm
  • Cut to width: 9.6cm
Marks and inscriptions
Lettered in a border encircling the centre of the plate: 'Wie nun ... gebissen ... post tactum factum'
Bibliographic references
  • Franken, D. L'Oeuvre gravé des van de Passe (Paris: F. Muller et Cie, 1881), nos.1098.
  • Hollstein, F. W. H., et al. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1964): vol. XV, no.500.
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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