Wisdom

Intelligentia or ‘Wisdom’ is a print from a series of eight works by engraver Cornelis Cort. Each picture presents a female personification of a virtue, with a creature at her side.

From the Print Cabinet's collection

Intelligentia or ‘Wisdom’, from a series of eight prints engraved by Cornelis Cort. Each picture presents a female personification of a virtue, accompanied by a creature.

Around the feet of Intelligentia coils a snake. An accompanying Latin text can be seen below.

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