Allegory of Generosity: a woman with her breast uncovered is handing a bowl of milk to a child. Under her right hand, pieces of bread.
After an oil painting made by Abraham Bloemaert ca. 1625, in private collection in Netherlands
Inscriptions in Latin:
"En potum dat langa..... temnere novit opes"
"C Bloem. Sculp. et ex: 1625 "
Paper-Size: Width 13.6cm Height: 19.1cm
On laid paper.
Condition: Horizontal fold below centre. Small, repaired tear on left near top. Thinned paper bottom-left. Age-related paper colouring (see photos).
Reference: Hollstein 285
Würzbach Vol. 1: page 112 , number 22 "Der Freigebikeit"
National Museum of Western Art Japan: Collection Number G.1991-0002
Ceentraal Museum Utrecht: Object number 6688 (with many references)
Abraham Bloemart (1566–1651) Dutch painter, draughtsman &etcher/engraver. He worked mainly in Paris, Amsterdam & Utrecht, mostly painting history subjects and landscapes. Trained many artists, including his four sons, Hendrick, Frederick, Cornelis, and Adriaan Bloemart.
Cornelis Bloemart II (1603-1692) Engraver. Son of Abraham Bloemart. Pupil of Crispin de Passe. Worked in Paris c.1630, and moved to Rome by 1633.
- Cornelis Bloemaert (1603-c.1684) after Abraham Bloemaert (1566–1651)
- Title of artwork
- Liberalitas, Allegory of generosity
- Not signed
- See description
- Sold with frame