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Stan Washburn (American, b. 1943)

Vegetarian, 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, 2002.008.01.23
Photo Credit: Jueqian Fang

A Vegetarian was smitten with desire for a fat and greasy sausage. His longing was intense, his will shaken. But happily, wine could fortify him, and he raised this rampart of principle so high that he could set temptation at defiance.
Moral: Dutch courage is better than none.

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