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Maker(s):Pencz, Georg
Culture:German (ca. 1500-1550)
Title:Seven Works of Mercy: To Feed the Hungry
Date Made:ca. 1534
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:Mat: 20 in x 16 in; 50.8 cm x 40.6 cm; Sheet/Image: 2 3/16 in; 5.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  signature: recto, upp. l. (printed monogram): PG ; inscription: recto, upp. ctr. (printed): IR. HABT. MIC H. G. / GE SPEISTMAT S4
Accession Number:  MH 2009.8.2a
Credit Line:Gift of Melissa Lord Palmer (Class of 1949)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Man sits at table to left with dog in front and a man with back turned placing a plate (food) on the table. Right middle-ground a man pours liquid into a cup. In the background is a banner above a curtained window. Interior scene.

eating; drinking; religion; Christianity

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