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Justice

Inscription

in plate, upper center: IVSTITIA; in rectangular space below main image: Initium viæ bonæ facere iustitiam: accepta est autem apud/Deum magis quam immolare hostias. Proverb 16./5

Signed

in cartouche: Ioan. Strad. inven./Hiero. Wirix Sculp./Phls Galle excud.

Marks

[unidentified] watermark; recto, upper left, in ink: 6; lower left, in graphite: 1372; verso, collector's mark in black: [Franz Jozef von Enzenberg; Lugt 845]; collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6972; in graphite: a1372

Provenance

Franz Jozef von Enzenberg (1802-1879, Innsbruck); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1372; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1369

Accession Number

P6972

Medium or Technique

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