Barbarian, from the series A Moral Alphabet of Vice and Folly
16 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. (41.28 x 37.47 cm)
Gift of the artist, 2002.008.01.03
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.