Reynke de Vos, Crane

Fox hunting Reprieve

The crane frees the wolf Ysegrym from a bone stuck in its throat. The woodcut was first used in a book about Aesop, "Aesopus Vita et Fabulae, printed in Magdeburg by Moritz Brandis ca. 1492. The fable starts: "De viii. fabule van deme wulve unde deme krone".


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