The humour of this last is especially bright and effective, but, unluckily for the author, the piece is believed to have been retouched by some other hand.
Two pictures byMorales, unfortunately retouched in modern times, are preserved in the cathedral.
His Annals of the Low Countries was begun as an official duty while he held the appointment of historiographer, and was being continued and retouched by him to the last.
He painted with unceasing diligence, treating none but sacred subjects; he never retouched or altered his work, probably with a religious feeling that such as divine providence allowed the thing to come, such it should remain He was wont to say that he who illustrates the acts of Christ should be with Christ.
(2) Valerius Terminus, a very remarkable piece, composed probably about 1603, though perhaps retouched at a later period.
Those who hold (2) have to suppose that original references to the Scythians were retouched under the impression of Chaldean invasions.