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This emblem shows cupid, represented by a winged child, and death, represented by a winged skeleton, shooting arrows to people on the ground. We can see a man standing on the left and a woman having been shot on the floor, in the centre an old man…

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In this emblem, a winged death and Cupid are shooting arrows to people on the ground. The image seems to represent a woman shot with an arrow on the left, an old man shot in the centre, and a man and a kid shot on the right. The emblem seems to…

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This emblem shows cupid and death, represented by a winged child and a flying skeleton, respectively, flying over people and shooting them. On the ground, we can see a young man on the right, and an old man and a woman on the left.

The emblem…

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This emblem appears above a dialogue about the prostitute, Lais de Corinto (translation):
"L. Who lies here in this grave?
A. Lais, who was from Corinto.
L. ¿And how did hard death spoil
So much beauty that used to darken the sun?
A. She was…

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This image represents the wheel of death, and includes several elements, such as human remains and parcae. Although the figures that appear on the wheel of death are male figures of power, the dualism of gender appears in the two differentiated…

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Text translated:"Representation between two text blocks: above four-line salutation of death to the nobleman, below the nobleman's complaint. The illustration shows Death with two hanging breasts and an apron around the loin, who has put his right…

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This illustration appears in the third section: La Danse macabre des femmes (The Dance of Death of Women) of the manuscript Français 995. Gender perspective: According to the text, the illustration represents the death of a Queen, it can also be seen…

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In this portrait of Saint Francis Borgia, he appears holding a skull with a crown. The skull is that of Queen Isabel of Portugal. Queen Isabel's beauty was greatly admired by Saint Francis, however, she died at a young age. Just before burring her…

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In this illustration, four gentlemen and a woman are standing outside. On the left, a skeleton is holding a scythe while staring at them. The skeleton is not depicted with any specific gender traits.
The image overall represents the idea of one…

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"An old man, with one hand in a money-box, grips the shoulder of a young woman who rests her arm on the shoulder of a young man; Death rests his hand on the shoulder of the old man." (Description from Emblematica Online - Resources for Emblem…
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