Sorgheloos ("Carefree") in Poverty

Colorless glass, vitreous paint and silver stain | 22.5cm | 1510-20

Unknown Artist

Sorgheloos ("carefree" in medieval Dutch) was the antihero of one of the most popular moralizing stories in the Lowlands of the late Middle Ages. Loosely based on the prodigal son of the Christian parable, Sorgheloos ignores all admonishments and emb...
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