Gabriël Metsu, c. 1664 - c. 1666, painting, SK-A-3059
A worried mother looks at her young daughter, slumped listlessly on her lap. Metsu chose an unusual subject, since depictions of poorly children are rare in 17th-century art.
Perhaps he intended the mother to personify charity, Caritas. Then the picture of the Crucifixion on the wall would be a…
On display in room 2.25