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Four Thieves Vinegar Print

by Andrew Douglas Underwood

The Legend of Four Thieves Vinegar In the midst of the bubonic plague, four thieves secured their freedom from captivity by divulging a preventive homeopathic concoction rumored to ward off the disease. Herbs, garlic and vinegar were rendered into a solution that was to be applied to cotton wraps covering the body and face. Whether a clever con on a desperate people or a true prevention against the plague, the mixture was a ray of hope in a fearful time.

The print is made with archival pigment inks on Stonehenge drawing paper. It is signed by the artist, dated and numbered in an edition of 15. The print measures 16 x 20 inches.


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