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The Combat of the Virtues and the Vices, from The Redemption of Man series
The Combat of the Virtues and the Vices, from The Redemption of Man series
Date:
1510–1515
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wool, Silk; Tapestry Weave
Dimensions:
416.6 x 797.6 cm (164 x 314 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Cathedral of Toledo, 1890
Goldschmidt Freres, 1905
French & Co., 1914
William Randolph Hearst Collection

Accession Number:
54.14.4
Acquisition Date:
1954-04-09
Credit Line:

Gift of The William Randolph Hearst Foundation

Exhibition History:

Exposition de l'histoire de la tapisserie, Paris, 1876
Exposition d'art ancien bruxellois, Brussels, 1906
Golden Gate International Exposition, Treasure Island, San Francisco, 1939
Art Objects & Furnishings from the Wm. Randolph Hearst Collection, Hammer Galleries, NY, 1941
Hearst Court, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisc, de Young Museum, various times, 1950s-1980s
Five Centuries of Tapestry, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor, 1976
Gallery Rotation, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor, 2003-2004
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2008-2009

Scene showing the battle between the virtues and vices, with a knight leading the virtues to victory at center.