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Creator:
Print made by Johann Jacobus Haid, 1704–1767
Title:

Ornatus Corporis et Animi

Additional Title(s):

Schmückung des leibs und des geistes

Adornment of the Body and the Mind

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 5/8 x 19 3/4 inches (39.7 x 50.1 cm), Plate: 13 x 16 11/16 inches (33 x 42.4 cm), and Image: 11 7/8 x 16 11/16 inches (30.2 x 42.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK 79"

Lettered, lower left: "ORNATUS CORPORIS ET ANIMI. | (text divided into two columns, left column) Docta ornare caput mulier componere crines | dum studet, in libro, qui puvat atqz docet | (right column) Mens nutrita cupit dulces decerpere flores, | Disce quid et fueris, quidqz futurus, homo!"; lower right: "SCHMÜCKUNG DES LEIBS UND DES GEISTES. | (text divided into two columns, left column) Da Haupt u: Haar sich schmuckt, gibt ein gelehrtes Blatt, | Das Nahrung fur den Geist und sube Reizung hat | (right column) Der Seele Zierd u: Schmuck. O mochte mancher lesen | Was einst der Mensch seyn wird, u: was der ist gewesen. | J. J. Haid excud A. V."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1429
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
books | brain | candle | candlestick | cap | chair | coat | coiffure | columns | combing | cravat | dress | flame | genre subject | man | ornamentation | papers | reading | tapestry | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23282
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