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Den spaer-pot te vroeg ghemaeckt tot scherven (Save money in youth to avoid poverty in old age), from the series Six Proverbs

Nicolaes Braeu
(Netherlandish, active Haarlem, ca. 1586–died 1600)

Artist: after Karel van Mander I (Netherlandish, Meulebeke 1548–1606 Amsterdam)
Date: late 16th century
Medium: Engraving with letterpress; second state
Dimensions: plate: 9 5/8 x 6 7/8 in. (24.5 x 17.5 cm) sheet: 13 11/16 x 8 15/16 in. (34.8 x 22.7 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Tunick, in memory of A. Hyatt Mayor, 1980
Accession Number: 1980.1034

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