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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
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