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De vijf zintuigen / The Five Senses
POSTCARDS
postcard
Rombouts, Theodoor
Europe: Belgium, Flanders, Ghent
c.2012
card
overall: 105 mm x 150 mm

Souvenir colour postcard reproducing a 17th century oil painting in the Museum voor Schone Kunsten (MSK) in Ghent, being an allegory on the five human senses. An old man to the far left is shown holding a pair of nose spectacles up to his face whilst touching a mirror with his right hand. Meanwhile a blind man in the centre background feels a sculptured head. Printed on fine art card with an unequal white border.


2012.622

College Purchase, 2012


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