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Temperance

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2006,U.328

  • Title (object)

    • Temperance
  • Description

    A female allegorical figure standing on a ledge, whole-length to left, head bowed, pouring water from the vase in her right hand into the cup in her left, wearing classical dress; after Reynolds from the New College Window, Oxford (Mannings 2113). 1782
    Stipple and etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1782
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 503 millimetres
    • Width: 325 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and dedication to John Oglander by the publisher around arms, with production detail: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds/Drawn by Josiah Boydell", "Engrav'd by G.S. & J.G. Facius", and publication line: "Publish'd June 1st. 1782 by John Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside London"; numbered in pencil lower left corner, 52.
  • Bibliography

    • Hamilton 1884 p.154 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition date

    2006

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    2006,U.328

A female allegorical figure standing on a ledge, whole-length to left, head bowed, pouring water from the vase in her right hand into the cup in her left, wearing classical dress; after Reynolds from the New College Window, Oxford (Mannings 2113).  1782  Stipple and etching

A female allegorical figure standing on a ledge, whole-length to left, head bowed, pouring water from the vase in her right hand into the cup in her left, wearing classical dress; after Reynolds from the New College Window, Oxford (Mannings 2113). 1782 Stipple and etching

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