Caritas (Charity)
Artist
Philips Galle

(engraver)

Hieronymus Cock

(publisher)

Production date
1559
Collection
Object number
WA1863.7807
Material

Engraving; only state

Inscription
Signed at lower right: Bruegel · 1559 Signed at lower centre: H · cock excude; inscribed at lower centre: CHARITAS; in the margin: SPERES TIBI ACCIDERE QUOD ALTERI ACCIDIT, ITA DEMUM EXCITABERIS AD OPEM FERENDAM/ SI SUMPSERIS EIUS ANIMUM QUI OPEM TUNC IN MALIS CONSTITUTUS IMPLORAT [Expect what happens to others to happen to you; you will then and not till then be aroused to offer help only if you make your own the feelings of the man who appeals for help in the midst of adversity]
Dimensions
29.2 cm x 22.5 cm
Keywords

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