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'An Allegory of a Prosperous Germany', 1586. Seated in the centre is Pallas Athene, the Greek goddess of wisdom. She is attended by Bacchus, god of wine, and Ceres, goddess of wheat. They represent the abundance of drink and food. In the foreground are two German river gods: the Rhine on the left, the Danube on the right.
British Museum, London, Great Britain
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© The Trustees of the British Museum / Art Resource, NY
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4370 X 4308 px