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The Wise Owl

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Inscription

Within plate, bottom margin: "Wat baetkeers off bril, als den WL niet sien en Wil." ("What good is candle or glasses when the owl does not wish to see."); on prayer: "It concerns profit"; in Bible: "Thou shalt not kill. Thou shalt not steal."; below owl, above margin: "H. Bloemaert pinx. C. Bloemaert Sculp t excud."

Credit Line

George Reed Nutter Fund

Catalogue Raisonné

L.B. 319, p.380

Dimensions

Sheet: 22 x 18 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.934

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