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Maker(s):Pontius, Paulus; after Jordaens, Jacob
Culture:Flemish (1603-1658); Flemish (1593-1678)
Title:The King Drinks
Date Made:ca. 1645
Type:Print
Materials:engraving on heavy weight laid paper
Measurements:23 3/8 x 15 5/8 in.; 59.3725 x 39.6875 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1976.10
Credit Line:Museum purchase
1976-10.jpg

Description:
Twelfth Night; celebration; alcohol; wine

Label Text:
"Nil similius insano quam ebrius" - Nothing is more like a madman than a man who is drunk.
"Diligentes in vino noli provocare: multos enim exterminavit vinum" - The diligent that abstain from wine will not be challenged: indeed the wine has destroyed many.

Tags:
monarchies; drinking; figures; women; mother and child; interiors; darkrooms; animals; celebrations

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