Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00


The figures labeled in pen and brown ink from left to right: Libido, Legum Codex:, Honor:, Fastus:, Opulentia:, Fuor:, Assentatio:, Inuidia:; and inscribed above the figure of Favor in four separate discs: Fortuna, Casus:, Forma:, Dotes/Animi


(Sale, London, Sotheby's, 13 July 1937, lot 64); (sale, London, Sotheby's, 15-17 November 1937, lot 546); (sale, London, Maggs Bros., Ltd., catalogue 709, 1941, no. 30); (purchased by William H. Schab Gallery via Paul Graupe); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York, by 1973; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990.

Exhibition History
Woodner Collection II: Old Master Drawings from the XV to the XVIII Century, William H. Schab Gallery, New York and tour, 1973-74, no. 3 (illustrated) and 4 (verso).
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 20-21, no. 2b (color).
Maggs Brothers. French Books and Prints, Incunabula, Bibles, and Bindings. Catalogue no. 709. London, 1941: no. 30.
Saxl, Fritz. "A Spiritual Encyclopedia of the Later Middle Ages." Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 5 (1942): 82-134.
Butler, Joseph T. "Old Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection II." Connoisseur 186 (1974): 56-57.
Massing, Jean Michel. "The Influence of Erasmus: Text and image in a French pre-emblematic manuscript." Manuscripts in the Fifty Years after the Invention of Printing (Colloquium Paper at the Warburg Institute) 1983: 75-82.
Massing, Jean Michel. "The Illustrations of Lucian's Imago Vitae Aulicae." Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes. 50 (1987): 215-16.
Massing, Jean Michel. Du texte à l'image. La Calomnie d'Apelle et son iconographie. Strasbourg, 1990: 48, 67, 81, 93, 284-285, no. 8A, pl. 8A.
Colenbrander, H.Th. "Een serie tekeningen naar Erasmus' Adagia: Jean Perréal, de Maître aux Pieds-Bots en de Meester van de Legende van de H. Egidius." in Boeken in de late Middeleeuwen. Hermans and van der Hoek, eds. Groningen, 1994: 211-220, repr212.
Massing, Jean Michel. Erasmian Wit and Proverbial Wisdom. An Illustrated Moral Compendium for François 1er. London, 1995: 80 (verso), 81-82, reprod. 151 (verso), 152-153 (recto).