Graces, 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, 2002.008.01.08
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.