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Inscription

lower left in plate: Petrus Paulus Rubens pinxit.; lower right in plate: Schelte à Bolswert sculp. et excud.; lower center in plate: Ait ad Simonem IESVS, Noli timere: ex hoc iam, homines eris capiens. Lucae cap. V. / Cum privilegiis, Regis Christianissimi, Principum Belgarum, et Ordinum Batauiae.; by later hand, lower center to lower right in pen and black ink: 2851 (crossed out); by later hand, lower left in graphite: 18; by later hand, lower center in graphite: 11; by later hand, lower right in graphite: 1[7?]; by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: 48; by later hand, lower center verso in graphite: 48; by later hand, lower right verso in red pencil: N48. / N.1136 (crossed out)

Provenance

Oettingen-Wallerstein Collection, Maihingen; (Artemis Fine Arts Ltd., London); purchased 1997 by NGA.

Bibliography
1949
Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. German engravings, etchings and woodcuts ca. 1400-1700. 8 vols. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-1868. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberge