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Fairy Tale Illustration
Allegory of Music, in a manuscript of Echecs amoureux, ill. by Robinet Testard, between 1496-1498
The threatened swan by Jan Asselijn The scene was later turned into a political allegory by refering to the swan as Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt, protecting Holland against the Enemy.
Swan princess crying (from Svanhamnen by Helena Nyblom) illustrated by John Bauer