HIRST, Damien.

The Virtues: Mercy.....

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Edition of 817 Signed by Hirst with a printed number on a label to the verso. Inazō Nitobe explains Mercy as 'the feeling of distress, love, magnanimity, affection for others, sympathy and pity'. It is a tender virtue with a gentleness and persuasiveness that gives it a feminine nature. Nitobe notes that the bravest men are among the tenderest and the most daring are also the most loving.

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Laminated Giclée print on aluminium composite panel. Sheet size: 120 x 96 cm.


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