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ESSAY ON THE GUILLOTINE.
Spartan about to die by a kind of guillotine (Bocchi, 1555).png


In Lucas Cranach's woodcuts of the 'Martyrdom of the Apostles,' printed at Wittenberg in 1539, and reprinted in 1549, there is the following representation of the death of St. Matthew