Dives and Lazarus by Jan Swart

This woodcut depicts Lazarus and the rich man.

Details

Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
32 x 48 cm
Acquired in:
1918
Presented by:
E Druce through The Art Fund

Lazarus is shown in rags with two dogs at his feet, imploring a rich man sitting at a dining table with musicians entertaining him and servants bringing him food and drink.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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