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Storytelling in Miniature

Georg Pencz
German, about 1500–1550

Visus, from “The Five Senses”

Engraving, 1540
3 1/16 x 2 in.
Museum purchase, 1923.74b

Visus (Sight) looks out of a window at the sun, moon, and stars with a lynx (reputed to have perfect vision) at her side.