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Avarice (Avaritia)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1298; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1374

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.7 x 13.3 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P6955

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, upper center: AVARITIA; below image: Conturbat domum suam qui sectatur avaritiam: qui/autem odit munera vivet. Proverb. 15.; lower right: 2

Signed

upper center: Phls Galle invent.et excud./Hieron. Wierx Sculp.

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6955

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund