Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(rbitrorum) of two judges addressing a prisoner held by a court officer, and a gallows. Image taken from f. 128v of Omne Bonum (Absolucio-Circumcisio). Written in Latin.
Detail of an historiated initial 'A'(ssessor) of a prisoner with two court officers before a judge accompanied by two assessors (advisers to a judge). Image taken from f. 150v of Omne Bonum (Absolucio-Circumcis... more
Detail of a historiated initial 'C'(onfessio) of a prisoner before a judge illustrating a confession to a judge. Image taken from f. 369v of Omne Bonum (Circumcisio-Dona Spiritui Sancti). Written in Latin.
One of a set of prints intended to fit together. The accession numbers are: 62.602.652(1-3) and 59.570.46(1-2). Date traced in ink and changed from 1543 to 1548. Engraved by Niccolò della Casa (French, active I... more
Allegory of Justice depicting a street scene with a shepherd giving a sheet of paper to a judge at left, who rejects it, from Thronus Justitiae, tredecim pulcherrimus tabulis..., plate 11
This print is from a set of 13 plates depicting "pictures of justice", with scenes from the Bible, history, and legend. The prints are executed by Willem Swaneburg after designs by Joachim Wtewael. The prints... more
Allegory of Justice (Sanctity of the Law) with a court scene depicting a man being pardoned by a judge, from Thronus Justitiae, tredecim pulcherrimus tabulis..., plate 12
Willem van Swanenburg (Netherlandish, ca. 1581/82–1612)
Judge Buller walking in foreground, carrying bundles of rods; in the background, a man with a rod raised over his head is about to strike a woman who is running away from him.