Signed l.r.: Jordanus F.
Oil on canvas, 96.5cm by 121cm.
The painting illustrates a parable from St. John’s Gospel, in which Jesus prevents the stoning of an adulterous woman with the words, “let he who is without sin cast the first stone”.
1688 Inventory: “My Ladyes Dressing Roome….1 piece of ye woman taken in Adultery in a large Guilt frame, by Jordanus.”