Recto: Pilgrim, or "Pietas" (allegory of Piety), preliminary design for pl. 6 in the Schema, seu Speculum Principum (Skills of a Prince) series; Verso, above: Man with a Stick; Verso, below: Lion Hunt in Africa, from Pliny's Natural History, Book 8, ch. 21

Pen and ink, brush and brown wash on laid paper | 1594-1596

Jan van der Straet

Recto: A female pilgrim with a staff. Kneeling before an outdoor altar; in background a church, an outdoor altar and a religious procession with a bishop being carried in it. Verso: catching lion with piece of cloth

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