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Hercules choosing between Vice and Virtue: 23.I.4-93

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Hercules choosing between Vice and Virtue


Printmaker: Mignard, Nicholas
Painter: Carracci, Annibale (After)
Publisher: Mariette, Pierre I




After a fresco in the Palazzo Farnese.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


17th Century#
Production date: AD 1637


Stste with Mariette's address

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Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Religiosissimo Patri. Domno. D. Carolo Francisco Maurin, Cartusiae Parisiensis Priori. ac Provinciae Franciae superioris integerimo Visitatori. Effigiem Beati Antony, adversus inferi potestates, christo Inspectante, adjuvante, ac Coronante; decertantis in suae obseruantiae momumentum consecrat G. Audran.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.I.4-93
Primary reference Number: 307067
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 14 October 2021 Updated: Thursday 14 October 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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