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Stan Washburn (American, b. 1943)

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

Date: 1984
Medium: Etching
Object Dimensions: 16 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. (41.28 x 37.47 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the artist, 2002.008.01.03
Photo Credit: Jueqian Fang
A Barbarian made a lot of money by way of pillage and extortion, until one day he was struck with remorse for his many enormities. He gave up looting and ravishing on the spot, and vowed to live in peace thereafter. But he did not refund the money.
Moral: Everyone has to live.

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