FEDDES, Pieter
(b. ca. 1585, Harlingen, d. ca. 1634, Harlingen)

Pygmalion

1615
Engraving
Private collection

This print by the forgotten Frisian artist shows the Greek sculptor Pygmalion, who fell in love with one of his statues. The caption warns the viewer not to imitate Pygmalion by falling in love with your own work, but rather to love one another.