Lesson of the Cemetery

Book Title: Christeliicken waerseggher : de principale stucken van t'christen geloof en Leuen int cort begrijpende. Met een rolle der deugtsaemheyt daer op dienende. Ende een schildt-wacht teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooueraers, etc. / Deur den e. Heer P. Ioannes David, priester der Societeijt Iesu

Author: David, Jan, 1545?-1613

Image Title: Lesson of the Cemetery

Description: A man works at a potter's wheel as two people watch and a woman enters a cemetery. The Latin superscription reads, "The lesson of the cemetery: contempt for the world," and the text below, "According to what Stoic teacher should I be able to grasp this paradox? See, gaze on the funeral plain of the graveyard".

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