Three Adornments of Children

Book Title: Christeliicken waerseggher : de principale stucken van t'christen geloof en Leuen int cort begrijpende. Met een rolle der deugtsaemheyt daer op dienende. Ende een schildt-wacht teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooueraers, etc. / Deur den e. Heer P. Ioannes David, priester der Societeijt Iesu

Author: David, Jan, 1545?-1613

Image Title: Three Adornments of Children

Description: A kneeling child receives a crown from each of three female figures. Behind them, a tree grows, lashed to a pole for strength, workers prune a vineyard and a man pours wine into a large jug. The Latin superscription reads, "Three rare ornaments of the young," and the text below, "What cloak is the most attractive adornment of a child? That he obey; that he press on in prayer; that he imbue his prayer with modest chastity.".

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