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People Overwhelmed by Disease

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The Plague in Phrygien, known in Italian as Il Morbetto, illustrates the effects of Black Death on people who lived in cities.

This engraving is by Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480 - c. 1534), an Italian engraver who pioneered the use of prints to reproduce the work of famous artists.


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Image, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

Engraving (1515-16) by Marcantonio Raimondi.

 

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