KRUL, Jan Harmensz.
(b. ca. 1601, Amsterdam, d. 1646, Amsterdam)

Illustration from the Minne-beelden

Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington

Jan Harmensz. Krul was a Dutch poet and dramatist. This illustration from his book Minne-beelden (Images of Love) depicts Cupid sailing a boat. It is inscribed: "Though far away, you are never out of my heart". The explanatory text is an oft-cited verse of the poet.

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