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Allegory of Virtue
Virtue Assailed by Love, Error, Ignorance and Opinion

Andrea Andreani, Italian, 1540/46 - 1623. After Jacopo Ligozzi, Italian, c. 1547 - after 1626.

Geography:
Made in Tuscany, Italy, Europe

Date:
1585

Medium:
Woodcut (chiaroscuro), printed in red-brown and black ink from three blocks

Dimensions:
Block: 18 3/4 x 12 11/16 inches (47.7 x 32.3 cm) Sheet: 19 x 12 15/16 inches (48.3 x 32.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1985-52-550

Credit Line:
The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, acquired from the John S. Phillips bequest of 1876 to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with funds contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman, gifts (by exchange) of Lisa Norris Elkins, Bryant W. Langston, Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, with additional funds contributed by John Howard McFadden, Jr., Thomas Skelton Harrison, and the Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1985

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