God is revealed in the 
smallest work of his creation by Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne
Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne, Ex minimis patet ipse Deus (God is revealed in the smallest work of his creation), from Zeeusche nachtegael (Middelburgh, 1623), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Library

 

In this illustration, a scholar shows a young man how God is visible in the smallest of his creations. The lively contours of the scholar's costume reveal his passion for both his garden and the Creator.

 

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