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Temperance
1552
from the Virtues and Vices series, 1552

Medium
engraving
Measurements
10.2 × 6.2 cm irreg. (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
The Illustrated Bartsch 121 (vol. 16, p. 195); Hollstein vol. I, p. 58
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) c.r.: 1552 / AG (monogram)
printed in ink (in image) l.l.-l.r.: Sordibus enacuat mentes et corpora ſpurcis / Sobrietas vitiis eſtque inimica malis.
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 Temperance
inscribed in ink on small backing sheet on reverse c.l.: W.S. (Lugt 2650: W. Sharp)
stamped (inverted) in ink on small backing sheet on reverse.: IR (incomplete collecter's stamp, Lugt 2364: Sir Joshua Reynolds)
inscribed in pencil on larger backing sheet l.c.: R.S. 1064 (in a circle)
Accession Number
1278.566-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
Gallery location
Not on display