Chodowiecki - Goddess of toleration

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Chodowiecki - Goddess of toleration

Etching by Daniel Chodowiecki, 1767 (E 661)

In the "Göttinger Taschenkalender"(Göttingen pocket calendar) Chodowiecki took up the themes of the Enlightenment and the French Revolution in six etchings. In this series "The Goddess of Toleration" has a special place. In the antique figure of Minerva holding a lance, she is protecting the representatives of different religions gathered at her feet. (E661)

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