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Print, Justice (Iustitia), plate 5 from the "Virtutum theologicarum et cardinalium", ca. 1575

This is a Print. It was designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and published by Philips Galle and engraved by Hieronymus Wierix. It is dated ca. 1575. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of George Campbell Cooper. It is credited Bequest of George Campbell Cooper.

Its dimensions are

18.4 × 13.2 cm (7 1/4 × 5 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: [Backwards B]B under a crown

It is inscribed

At center top: "Iustitia" Beneath bust, in cartouche: "Ioan. Strad. inven. / Hiero. Wirix Sculp. / Phls. Galle exud." In margin below: Initium vice bonae facere iustitiam: accepta est autem apud Deum magis quam immolare hostias. Provs. 16"

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Print, Justice (Iustitia), plate 5 from the "Virtutum theologicarum et cardinalium", ca. 1575; Designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; engraving on laid paper; 18.4 × 13.2 cm (7 1/4 × 5 3/16 in.); Bequest of George Campbell Cooper; 1896-3-99

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