[The Elderly Fool and his Cat.]Chat malin et Fou dangereux MOMUS. Sont bien ensemble tous les deux; Mais je les prie avec instance. De ne souffrir Vivre loin d'eux: Il Faut pour Chérir leur présance, Avoir ausri le Cerveau Creux.
a Londres ches Major. [n.d., c.1745.]
Engraving. Sheet size: 230 x 170mm (9 x 6¾"). Trimmed inside plate and to image at top edge.
An elderly man at a window, dressed as a jester, wearing a fools cap, holding a cat. After Flemish painter, draughtsman and tapestry designer Jacob Jordaens (1593 - 1678). Jordaens was known for his history paintings, genre scenes and portraits. After Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony van Dyck, he was the leading Flemish Baroque painter of his day.
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