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The Virtues

  • Object:

    Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (possibly, made)
    Flanders (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1575-1625 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.394-1926

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 50

Physical description

Engraving, one of six from an incomplete set of 7 showing the Virtues.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (possibly, made)
Flanders (possibly, made)

Date

1575-1625 (published)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

engraving

Dimensions

Height: 3.3125 in, Width: 2.0625 in

Descriptive line

'Temperantia'. 1 of 6 plates from an incomplete set showing the Virtues. Dutch, Flemish or possibly Italian, late 16th-early 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1926, London: Board of Education, 1927.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints; Allegory

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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