18 August 2015

6-Spoke Wheels of Fortune

Titian - Cupid with the Wheel of Fortune, c.1520 - Nat. Gallery of Art, Washington
Pompeii mosaic (c.30BCE-14CE) in Naples Nat. Arch. Museum
Allegory on social unjustice (fragment) attributed to Albrecht Dürer or his school (1526)
from "Das Narrenschiff" (ship of fools), Basel 1494 by Sebastian Brant - "He who sits high on the wheel of fortune / Waits only to fall, hurt, / And take an inevitable bath."
mosaic in museum of Gaziantep, Turkey

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