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The Good Samaritan Gm-00021101

The Good Samaritan Gm-00021101

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Master of the Egmont Albums (Netherlandish ?, active about 1580–1590) Two men carry the limp body of a Jew attacked by robbers, while the good Samaritan, the Jew's rescuer, pays the dark figure of the innkeeper at the door. Focusing on the trio of the victim and his two attendants, the Master of the Egmont Albums gave them a bold, sculptural treatment.

Despite being the subject of the story, the Good Samaritan remains less prominent, facing away from the viewer. The horse's body, with its broad haunches set at a diagonal, divides the scene into two parts, so that the strong forms on the right foreground contrast sharply with the sketchier scene on the left, in which the countryside recedes into the distance. The artist seems to have used the sheet to work out his ideas about the arrangement of the figures. He quickly outlined such areas as the inn and the figure standing in the open doorway but left them unfinished.

Art Prints are printed on heavy matte finish German art paper using the finest Canon archival inks. Frame is black natural with a white mattboard and Acrylite glazing.

Wall Murals are printed on 42" matte finish, self-adhesive Kodak PhotoText fabric panels that combine and mount easily on a non textured wall surface. We can custom make to any size, just ask.

Stretched Canvas is stretched by hand over 1.5" thick pine bars and printed on cotton poly matte finish canvas. Each canvas is hand coated with Hahnemuhle UV/Archive coating, these are Swiss quality best in industry canvases.


All our images are digitized from the original negative , printed and assembled in Switzerland to museum standards by our master printer.

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Artwork in this collection is from The J. Paul Getty Museum. Reproduction rights are reserved by the copyright owner and used under license by Archivea GmbH. .

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