Rouen, Nun and Witch

Prioress and young woman The Expulsion

The text says citizeness and widow, but the picture does in fact depict the bride and the darling wife, and the publisher, Guillaume de la Mare in Rouen, used the woodcut a third time for spinster and Franciscan nun. There's a larger version here: Nun and witch.

Nun and witch

Tags for this image: Paris

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