'And the King said, Divide the living child in two', mid-late 19th century. Creator
'And the King said, Divide the living child in two', mid-late 19th century. Biblical scene, from 1 Kings 3: 25: 'And the king said, Divide the living child in two, and give half to the one, and half to the other.' Story also known as The Judgement of Solomon: King Solomon is asked to make a decision when two women both claim to be the mother of a baby. 'Then the woman whose son was alive spoke to the king because she yearned with compassion for her son. "Please, my lord", she said, "give her the living baby. Do not kill him!" But the other woman said, "He will not be mine or yours. Cut him in two!"'. Engraving.
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Last Judgment, the Seven Works of Mercy, and the Seven Deadly Sins, c. 1490-1499
Last Judgment, the Seven Works of Mercy, and the Seven Deadly Sins, c. 1490-1499. Found in the Collection of Maagdenhuismuseum, Antwerp.
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The Four Elements: Fire. A Kitchen Scene with Christ in the House of Martha and Mary in the Background, 1569. Artist: Beuckelaer, Joachim (ca. 1533-1574)
The Four Elements: Fire. A Kitchen Scene with Christ in the House of Martha and Mary in the Background, 1569. Found in the collection of the National Gallery, London.
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