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Chastity
1552
from the Virtues and Vices series, 1552

Medium
engraving
Measurements
10.1 × 6.2 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
The Illustrated Bartsch 120 (vol. 16 p. 194); Hollstein vol. I p. 58
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.r.: 1552 / AG (monogram)
printed in ink below image l.l.-l.r.: Caƒta pudicitiae virtus obnoxia nullis / Criminibus quoru ſit ƒacienda rea.
stamped in purple ink on reverse c.: NATIONAL GALLERY / OF VICTORIA (in oval) (Lugt 1932g)
inscribed in pencil on small backing sheet l.c.: La Chastité
inscribed in pen and brown ink on small backing sheet on reverse c.l.: WS (Lugt 2650: W. Sharp)
inscribed in pen and brown ink on small backing sheet on reverse l.r.: 40" Mar 1698
stamped in ink l.c.: (incomplete collector's stamp, probably Lugt 2364: Sir Joshua Reynolds)
inscribed in pencil on larger backing sheet l.r.: RS 1063 (1063 in a circle)
inscribed in pencil on larger backing sheet l.l.: B.120 Chastity
Accession Number
1278.565-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
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Gallery location
Not on display