Droochsloot, Joost Cornelisz, “The seven works of charity”

Droochsloot, Joost Cornelisz, “The seven works of charity”

? Utrecht 1586 – 1666. Lived and worked in Utrecht.

The seven works of charity

Panel
dated: 1644
61 x 107 cm
Inv.nr. 39-1946, Cat.nr.48

(1) giving food to the hungry
(2) giving water to the thirsty
(3) burrying the dead
(4) comforting the sick
(5) giving shelter to travellers
(6) clothing the naked
(7) ransoming prisoners (Matthew 25:34)