Ipsa dies aperit: conficit ipsa dies (Once Day Brings Forth [a flower], and the Same Day Ends It); Part 1, plate 9 from Archetypa studiaque patris Georgii Hoefnagelii

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Joris Hoefnagel Flemish, 1542–1601
Ipsa dies aperit: conficit ipsa dies (Once Day Brings Forth [a flower], and the Same Day Ends It); Part 1, plate 9 from Archetypa studiaque patris Georgii Hoefnagelii, published 1592 (first edition)
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plate: 6 1/16 × 8 3/8 in. (15.4 × 21.27 cm) sheet: 7 1/4 × 10 11/16 in. (18.42 × 27.15 cm)
Purchase, with funds from the Ralph and Cora Oberndorfer Family Trust M2008.113
Photo credit: John R. Glembin
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