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An old couple lie in their sick bed receiving alms from a girl with the encouragement of her mother and a nun. Pen and ink drawing after J.B. Greuze.

Greuze, Jean-Baptiste, 1725-1805.

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Credit: An old couple lie in their sick bed receiving alms from a girl with the encouragement of her mother and a nun. Pen and ink drawing after J.B. Greuze. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Also known as

La dame bienfaisante
L'exemple d'humanité.

Physical description

1 drawing : pen and ink, with wash

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17042i

Reproduction note

After: a painting by Greuze in the Musée des beaux-arts, Lyon

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