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One from The Wretchedness of Wealth series
One from The Wretchedness of Wealth series
Date:
1563
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
17.7 x 23.6 cm (image)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.12339
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God (Matthew 19:23-24); a man holding a bunch of money bags attempts to walk between a narrow doorway; a camel surrounded by three figures faces a needle dangled before it from a diembodied hand from above

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