Esurientes pascere (Feed the Hungry), from the series The Seven Works of Mercy

Sebastien Bourdon, French, 1616 - 1671



Etching and engraving on wove paper

Overall: 17 × 23 1/16 in. (43.2 × 58.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: France, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, lower center: I Esurientes pascere Genes. 12.2; lower right: Sebastianus Bourdon Monpeliensis; further inscriptions in Latin and French

Exhibition History

Figures and Structures: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 2-March 10, 1996.


David Tunick, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1971.

Catalogue Raisonne

Robert-Dumesnil, Vol. XI, p. 19, no. 2

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