The Battle of the Money Bags and Strong Boxes

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24 x 31 cm

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P. Bruegel Inue[n]t

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Lower right corner

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Signed at bottom center: .PAME. [monogram] and in lower right corner: P. Bruegel Inue[n]t| at bottom to left of center the address: Aux quatre Vents. In lower margin three sets of Latin and Dutch text in four lines each: Quid modo diuiti[a]e, quid fului vasta metalli } Congeries, nummis arca referta nouis, | Wel aen ghy Spaerpotten, Tonnn, en Kisten. | Tis al om gelt en goet, dit striden en twisten. | | Illecebres inter tantas, atq[ue] agmina furum, | Inditium cunctis efferus vncus erit, | Al seetmen v oec anders, willet niet ghelouen. | Daerom vure wij den haec die ons noijt en miste[n], | | Pr[a]eda facit furem, feruens mala cuta ministrat | Impetus, et spolys apta rapina feris. | Men soeckt wel actie om ons te uerdoouen, | Maer men souwer niet krijgen, waerder niet te roouen.

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