Dutch Tiles 19th David & Goliath

Dutch 19th - Private Collection Greece

Dutch tiles depicting David beheading Goliath (19th c.). From the late 17th to 19th century, many of the Dutch tile makers produced tiles depicting the Old and New Testament biblical stories. These tiles, usually installed as a fireplace surround, were most popular in the rural areas of Holland, France, Belgium, Germany, and Denmark. Delft Biblical Tiles were used both as a reflection of the faith of the household, and as a learning tool for the children. Private collection Athens Greece.

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