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Charity
1552
from the Virtues and Vices series, 1552

Medium
engraving
Measurements
10.3 × 6.2 cm irreg. (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
The Illustrated Bartsch 122 (vol. 16, p. 195); Hollstein vol. I p. 58
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) u.l.: -52 / AG (monogram)
printed in ink below image l.l.-l.r.: Viribus Inuidiæ soboles ſpoliatu Amori / Quaem ſequitur recta ſpeſque fideſqz (text is incomplete due to missing corner)
inscribed in pencil l.r.: via.
inscribed in pencil u.l.: 15 (completion of date)
stamped on reverse c.: NATIONAL GALLERY / OF VICTORIA (in oval) (Lugt 1932g)
inscribed in pencil on small backing sheet l.l.: La Charité
inscribed in pencil on larger backing sheet u.r.: P / yo / (triangle)
inscribed in pencil on larger backing sheet c.r.: R.S. 1065 (in a circle) / From / Sir J / and S (incomplete)
inscribed in pencil on larger backing sheet l.r.: The Virtues & V (incomplete)
printed in ink on larger backing sheet l.l.: HEINRICH ALDEGREVER. / The Virtues. Complete set of seven allegorical female / figures representing the Virtues. B. 117-123. From Sir / Joshua Reynolds and Sharp collections.
Accession Number
1278.567-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
Gallery location
Not on display