Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Illustrated: Fortuna et Puer

813. Fortuna et Puer. Dormienti puero super os putei fertur astitisse Fortunam eumque excitasse dicendo, “Exsurge, O iuvenis, et abi hinc ocius. Novi enim genium hominum et tuum, quod si in puteum labereris, non te aut tuam secordiam, sed Fortunam incusabitis.”
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Click here for a SLIDESHOW of all the Crane images. Notice the genius way that Crane has drawn the story inside a wheel... the wheel of Fortune, of course!
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