Potare Sitientes (Give Drink to the Thirsty), from the series The Seven Works of Mercy
Sebastien Bourdon, French, 1616 - 1671
Etching and engraving on wove paper
Overall: 17 × 23 in. (43.2 × 58.4 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund
Place Made: France, Europe
Not on view
Inscribed, lower center: II Potare Sitientes 1.Reg.28.4; lower right: Sebastianus Bourdon Monpeliensis; further inscriptions in Latin and French
David Tunick, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1971.
Robert-Dumesnil, Vol. XI, p. 19, no. 3
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