Emblemata

1932

 






















Flint, 1932

woodcut

7 1/8 x 5 1/2

B. 171


The translation of the epigram is one of my favorites of the Emblemata series:


Inwardly I am hard and cold, there is no glow or fire in me,

but if I am struck by fate, the sparks fly everywhere.



Previous                                                                                     Next