National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Allegory of Virtue and Vice Lorenzo Lotto (artist)
Venetian, c. 1480 - 1556/1557
Allegory of Virtue and Vice, 1505
oil on panel
overall: 56.5 x 42.2 cm (22 1/4 x 16 5/8 in.) framed: 64.3 x 51.8 x 6.4 cm (25 5/16 x 20 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1939.1.156
On View
From the Tour: Giorgione and the High Renaissance in Venice
Object 5 of 7

1941Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 114-115, no. 267.
1942Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 245, repro. 138.
1944Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 51, repro.
1944Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 70, color repro.
1945Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 97, repro.
1951Einstein, Lewis. Looking at Italian Pictures in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1951: 92-94, repro.
1957Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 51
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 160, repro.
1960Shapley, Fern Rusk. Later Italian Painting in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1960 (Booklet Number Six in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): 26, color repro.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 138, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 78.
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:170, color repro.
1968Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 157-158, fig. 385.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 68, repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 202, repro.
1979Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:277-280, 2:pl. 192
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 188, no. 214, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 235, repro.
1990Lippincott, Kristen. "The Genesis and Significance of the Fifteenth-century Italian Impresa." In Chivalry in the Renaissance. Edited by Sydney Anglo. Woodbridge, UK and Rochester, NY, 1990: 74, fig. 17.
1992Pozzolo, Enrico Maria dal. "Laura tra Polia e Berenice di Lorenzo Lotto." Artibus et Historiae 25 (1992): 103-127, repro.
1995Humphrey, Peter. Painting in Venice. New Haven, 1995: 138-139, [140] col. fig. 101.
1997Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; Accademia Carrara di Belle Arti, Bergamo; Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 1997-1999: no. 3.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 108-109, no. 84, color repro.
2010Hofmann, Werner. Phantasiestücke—Über das Phantastische in der Kunst. Munich, 2010: 73-75, color fig. 34.
2011Cohen, Arthur. "Ceci n'est pas une allégorie de la Vertu and du Vice." Le Monde de L'Art 2 Winter (January-March 2011): 53-55, repro.

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