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Rembrandt & Kids

painting

The Good Samaritan

Rembrandt's "The Good Samaritan" is on display in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

20 x 25 cm, Etching

Rijksprentenkabinet, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

In the New Testament in the Bible, there is a description of how a Samaritan helped a man who had been robbed by thieves. A Samaritan is a man who comes from Samaria. At the time Jesus walked the earth, Samaria was another name for Middle Palestine.