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(Fasting.) Penitent in paltry cell. Besides him water jug, but also scourge and hair-shirt. Engraving. (1679.) 3⅜ × 2⅜ in (8.5 × 5.9 cm).

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Work by an anonymous engraver – signing otherwise as “Stich fecit”, but such one not provable here – for a catechism of Petrus Canisius SJ, Cologne 1679. – On the back engraving “(Praying)”.

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„ Habe heute Ihre Sendung dankend erhalten. Freue mich schon, das Buch meinem Mann … zu Weihnachten zu schenken. Liebe Grüße aus … am Dachstein “

(Frau K. G., 12. September 2007)