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Virtue Attacked by Vices

Marks

Recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Edmund Prideaux (died 1745)(Lugt 893); verso of backing sheet, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Sir Joshua Reynolds, London (1723-1792)(Lugt 2364); verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Edmund Prideaux (died 1745)(Lugt 893); Sir Joshua Reynolds, London (1723-1792)(Lugt 2364); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

1585

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.130.9, ii/ii; Meyer I, 25, i/ii

Accession Number

1975.471

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in three shades of reddish-brown and black

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