'I do thee no wrong, didst not thou agree with me for a penny', 19th century. Creator: W Holl
'I do thee no wrong, didst not thou agree with me for a penny', 19th century.
Biblical scene, from Matthew 20: 13: 'But he answered one of them, and said, Friend, I do thee no wrong: didst not thou agree with me for a penny?' Jesus says that any worker who accepts the invitation to the work in the vineyard (said by Jesus to represent the Kingdom of Heaven), no matter how late in the day, will receive the same reward as those who have been faithful the longest. Engraving after 'Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard', painting made c1650-1660, Circle of Ferdinand Bol, in the Stadel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
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'Pallas Athene', c1657, (c1950). Creator: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
'Pallas Athene', c1657, (c1950). Painting in the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon. The Ancient Greek goddess of Wisdom with an owl on her helmet, holding a shield embellished with the head of the Medusa. Titus (born 1641), Rembrandt's son, may have posed for this work. From The Outline of Art, edited by Sir William Orpen. [George Newnes Limited, London, c1950]
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Portrait of Aechje Claesdr, 1634, (1904). Artist: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
Portrait of Aechje Claesdr, 1634. This portrait is also sometimes known as 'Portrait of an Old Lady'. Aechje Claesdr was the widow of the Rotterdam brewer, Jan Dammaszn. Painting held in The National Gallery, London. From The Connoisseur Volume VIII [Otto Limited, London, 1904.]
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