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Allegorical Figure of Peace
Allegorical Figure of Peace
Date:
ca. mid 16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
40.2 x 27 cm (image)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: J.Fred.B. (unidentified, not in Lugt, stamped in blue ink in rectangular cartouche on verso); Colnaghi, March 1974, Mannerism cat. no. 131 (note in Marcus Sopher’s hand refers to better impression, meaning that this or the catalogue one is better?)

Accession Number:
1993.63.91
Acquisition Date:
1993-09-16
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

a male nude, symbolic of war, lies chained in the foreground; seated behind him a woman, symbolic of peace, holds aloft an olive branch, and, with the other hand holds one end of a chain which secures the man; she has a foot on the knee of the recumbent man; putti in attendance; the word PACE on a stone tablet;