DÜRER'S SYMBOLISM

The Temptation of the Idler
(The Dream of the Doctor)
c. 1498
Engraving


Pillow: Luxury and sloth
Bellows: Stoking the fires of desire
Stove: Heated, incubated atmosphere
Warmed-over Apple: Sin of laziness
Orb: Fortune (see the orb that The Great Fortune stands on)
Cupid on Stilts: Precarious nature of love
Ring: Reference to the twelfth-century story of a young Roman boy who, at the prompting of the devil, placed his ring on the finger of a statue of Venus.

View: Knight, Death and the Devil

Albrecht Dürer, The Temptation of the Idler (The Dream of the Doctor), c. 1498. © Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA

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