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Stan Washburn (American, b. 1943)

Graces, from the series A Moral Alphabet of Vice and Folly

Date: 1983
Medium: Etching
Object Dimensions: 16 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. (41.28 x 37.47 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the artist, 2002.008.01.08
Photo Credit: Jueqian Fang
The Graces demanded of a fisherman that he judge which of them was most beautiful. His honest answer, “Yer none on ye a patch on my Griselda,” was not what they wanted to hear, and they blasted him with lightning, and his Griselda with him.
Moral: An honest heart beats longest in a tactful bosom.

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