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Allegory of Virtue

Artist:
Johannes Meyer the Younger (Swiss, Zurich 1655–1712 Zurich)
Date:
1692
Medium:
Graphite with touches of pen and black ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 3 11/16 x 5 7/16 in. (9.3 x 13.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Jean A. Bonna Gift, 2007
Accession Number:
2007.223.34
Not on view
Signature: In pen and black ink: Johann Meyer f.

Inscription: Within image in the open book: Tugend und Kunst, Bhalt stendig gunst

Dedication to Zoller at the lower right: [...] Junker [...] Hans Wilpert Zoller [...] zu frundlichen gedunkeln im Zürich. Im 12. September. † 1692
Hans Wilpert Zoller (Swiss); Wilhelm von Muralt- von Planta; Hans Rohr Buchhandlung und Antiquariat zum Oberdorf, Zurich; Auktionshaus Stuker, Bern (Swiss), November 28, 2006, no. 9060; Vendor: Galerie Arnoldi-Livie (German)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dürer and Beyond: Central European Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400–1700," April 3–September 3, 2012.

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