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The Seaven deadly Sins / Envy

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1854,0812.59

  • Title (object)

    • Envy

    Title (series)

    • The Seaven deadly Sins
  • Description

    Unnumbered plate: a man in fashionable dress holding two snakes, standing next to a dog. c.1640
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1639-1650
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 154 millimetres
    • Width: 92 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered in margin with title and four lines of English verse
  • Curator's comments

    One of a set of seven plates of the Seven Deadly Sins, adapted from Bosse, exemplified as full-length men standing against landscape backgrounds with their attributes. For comment see 1854,0812.53.

  • Bibliography

    • Hind 1952-64 III.337.14 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    2000 Jan-Mar, Ipswich, Christchurch Mansion, Printmaking in Stuart Britain
    2000 May-Jul, Bristol, City Mus and AG, Printmaking in Stuart Britain
    2000 Oct-Dec, Lancaster, Peter Scott Gallery, Printmaking in Stuart Britain
    2000/1 Dec-Feb, Banff, Duff House, Printmaking in Stuart Britain
    2001 Feb-May, Cardiff, National Mus, Printmaking in Stuart Britain
    2014 May-Sep, Norwich Castle Museum, 'The Wonder of Birds'

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1854

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1854,0812.59

Unnumbered plate: a man in fashionable dress holding two snakes, standing next to a dog. c.1640  Engraving

Unnumbered plate: a man in fashionable dress holding two snakes, standing next to a dog. c.1640 Engraving

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