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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst


Maker(s):Coriolano, Bartolomeo; Reni, Guido, after
Culture:Italian (ca. 1599-ca. 1676); Italian (ca. 1575-1643)
Title:Allegory of Peace and Abundance
Date Made:1627; 1642 reworked
Materials:Chiaroscuro woodcut; black line block and bluish-gray tone block on white laid paper
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:Mat: 20 in x 16 in; 50.8 cm x 40.6 cm; sheet: 8 7/16 in x 6 1/8 in; 21.4 cm x 15.6 cm; image: 8 1/4 in x 6 in; 21 cm x 15.2 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l. (carved, within block): Guido Rhemus / Bonon. Inven. / Barti Coridanus Eq. Sculp. ; recto, lwr. r. (carved, within block): Romæ 1627
Accession Number:  MH 2010.10.3
Credit Line:Purchase with the John Martyn Warbeke Art Fund

Two women with flowing drapery stand in center on simply rendered ground with no background. Blank shield for coat of arms at their feet. Peace, on left, holds olive branch in proper right hand with back of hand on hip. Proper left hand behind other figure. Abundance, on right, looks at the other figure with body turned slightly and proper right arm behind figure on left. She holds a cornucopia against her left hip.

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