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Habits from the Middle Ages, fever torches Calmet 1725
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Habits from the Middle Ages, fever torches Calmet 1725

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Burning of the sides by fever torches.

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Habits from the Middle Ages, fever torches Calmet 1725

Titel: Het verbranden der zijden door pek toortsen.

Terrible torture habits from the Middle Ages, burning of the sides by fever torches.

Artist: Antoine Augustin Calmet
Calmet was an French Benedictine monk and was educated at the Benedictine priory of Breuil in the town of Commercy.
In 1688 joined the same Order at the Abbey of Saint-Mansuy at Toul, where he was admitted to profession on the 23 October of the following year.
After his ordination, 17 March 1696, he was appointed to teach philosophy and theology at the Ab-bey of Moyenmoutier.

ENGRAVED COPPER PLATE PRINT, HAND COLORED.
High quality Original Antique print.
No reprint, no facsimile.
Verso Black.

Size:
Image app.: 19 x 14 cm. 7.25 x 5.5 inches + borders.
Condition: Copperplate print in very good condition.