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Inscription

in image, at centre left: Cum privil. Sa. Cae. M. / Anno 1596; in image, at bottom centre: HG; in image, at bottom right: I; below image, at left: Quaecunque in terris florent, Sunt Palladis artes, / A me dexteritas, ingeniiqué vigor; below image, at centre: Magco ac Clarmo uiro Dño Joañi Baruito I. U. D.ri Sa. Cae. Mtis / Consiliario Aulico, e Secretario Dño suo obseruandissimo / H. Goltzius officii e gratitudinis ergò / D. D.; below image, at right: Nec mirum, ex cerebro cum sim prognata, Iovisqué / Optima pars, summo filia charo Deo. / C. Schonaeus

Provenance

Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C. (not in Lugt); Gift to NGA, 2012.

Bibliography
1949
Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger; no. 63, only
1993
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. (Hendrick Goltzius, Marjolein Leesberg, author). Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-, no. 141, only (as Goltzius)