Juxtapositions I

He is Death.

Juxtaposition of death personified and a plague doctor.
Left: Miniature from Pétrarca: Les Triomphes, traduits par Symon Bourgouyn, 16th c. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Right: Plague Doctor from Rome, woodcut by Sebastiano Zecchini (publ.), 1656. British Museum, London.

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