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A figure menaced by a monstrous building, and a Deus ex machina seated amongst clouds


RCIN 912497

A drawing showing, on the right, within lines forming an oblong frame, a figure flying forward with outsretched arms, and another lunging forward; to its right, is a rectangular building from which emerges a lion's head and a dragon's tail. To the left is a Deus ex machina seated on a cloud under an arch; below is a floor of cloud on which are figures and columns. Through the cloud rays of light shine down to the left-hand margin of the drawing.
  • stamp, ER VII, crowned, in oval: Lugt 901

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