The Fools' Cage, by Schön (1525, c.)

The Fools' Cage, by Schön (1525, c.)

Title

The Fools' Cage, by Schön (1525, c.)

Creator

Schön, Erhard (1491-1542)

Date

1525, c.

Description

Original title: Der Narrenkäfig ("The Fools' Cage").

A matchmaker has locked a group of fools in a cage. Among other words in German, she says: "When I was young, I was a whore/Now I am a matchmaker and I need this shipment" and other words follow.

Format

Woodcut.
Dimensions: 17.4 × 34.2 cm

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