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Humility
1552
from the Virtues and Vices series, 1552

Medium
engraving
Measurements
10.2 × 6.3 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
The Illustrated Bartsch 117 (vol. 16 p. 194); Hollstein vol. I, p. 58
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) c.r.: 1552 / AG (monogram)
printed in ink below image l.l.-l.r.: Pectora laetifero ferme crepitatia fuſtŭ / Mens Humilius pedibus conterit vna ſuis.
stamped in purple ink on reverse c.: NATIONAL GALLERY / OF VICTORIA (in oval) (Lugt 1932g)
inscribed in pencil on small backing sheet l.c.: L'humilité
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(...illeg.) 1698
inscribed in pencil on large backing sheet l.c.: Wm Sharp Colln (n in superscript above .) / R.S. 1060 (1060 in circle) / B 117 / Modesty
Accession Number
1278.562-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display