Hero, 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, 2002.008.01.09
A Hero was ceaselessly adored by beautiful women. “You must find all these attentions rather wearisome,” observed a bystander. “You must be balmy” replied the hero.
Moral: Bystanders get the strangest impressions.