Aby Warburg and the Noble Tyrant (1452/1905)

Aby Warburg and the Noble Tyrant (1452/1905)

On 10 August 1905, Aby Warburg (1866-1929) sent a cablegram from Brussels to his wife, Mary Warburg (1866-1934), which read ‘good journey, arrived safely.’[1] The twofold aim of this trip was for Warburg to work at the Royal Library of Belgium and to attend the...