No Shield Protects against Misfortune; The Greater your Fortune, the Bigger your Sorrows, Dirck Volckertsz. Coornhert (attributed to), after anonymous, after Maarten van Heemskerck, after c. 1560 - before 1590

No Shield Protects against Misfortune; The Greater your Fortune, the Bigger your Sorrows, Dirck Volckertsz. Coornhert (attributed to), after anonymous, after Maarten van Heemskerck, after c. 1560 - before 1590

etching, h 204mm × w 248mm More details

Most of the sayings in the series warn the viewer of the whims of fate and the uselessness of striving for worldly goods.

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