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Youth led by Wisdom to the temple of Virtue and Honour
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Youth led by Wisdom to the temple of Virtue and Honour

Circa 1748

Francis Hayman (ca. 1708 - 1776)

Width: 12.4 cm; Height: 18.1 cm;

Inscription, Fr. Hayman Invt _______ Preceptor / The Youth who Led by Wisdom's guiding hand, / seeks Virtue's Temple + her Law reveres, / He he [sic] alone in Honour's Dome shall stand / Crown'd with rewards + raisd above his Peers, / Recording Anna
Inscription, Collection JP Heseltine
Label, 28 / 25 //
Inscription, From a folio volume containing sketches by James Barry, R. Cooper, / + R Wilson, stated to have belonged to Barry / Purchased of Sewening, dealer, 29. Duke Street, Piccadilly. April 3. 1884 / J.P. //
Collector's mark, collector's mark of John Postle Heseltine (L.1508)
Inscription, Temple of Honour / Temple of Virtue //

Acquisition (source, method, date)
Witt, Robert Clermont (Sir); bequest; 1952

Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

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