1 - 2 September 1999
German School, 18th Century
Eblemata: A cockerell carrying a fox in a basket; and A hare carrying spaniels in a basket, in landscapes
inscribed Mir das bs mit Gut Vergelten. and Man soll seinen Feinden gus thun. lower centre
oil on unlined canvases
23.6 x 17.2 cm; 23.4 x 17.8 cm (2)
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The inscriptions refer to the Christian virtue of Caritas.
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