Allegory of Virtue

1585
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Jacopo Ligozzi (Italian, 1547–1627)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.130.9; Meyer I, 25

Dimensions

Sheet: 44.8 x 31.7 cm (17 5/8 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1975.472

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from the line block only

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); verso, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of H. Füssli & Cie, Zurich (Lugt 1008); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); H. Füssli & Cie, Zurich (Lugt 1008); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen