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Pompa Paupertatis (False Splendor)
  • Jeremias Wachsmath, engraver
    1711–1771
    born: Augsburg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Augsburg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany)
    Gottfried Eichler the Younger, designer
    1715–1770
    born: Augsburg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Augsburg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany)
    Johann Georg Hertel, publisher
    active 1750–1760
    active: Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany)
  • Pompa Paupertatis (False Splendor), 1758–1760
  • Historiae et Allegoriae, after Ripa’s Iconologia
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching, engraving
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 230 x 171 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/16 x 6 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Gift from the Edward A. and Inge Maser Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0243