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Inscription

lower center in blockIllmae. atq; Excell.mae D.nae. D:nae / Paulinae Contarenae / NOB: VENETAE, aviti sanguinis ingenti splendore clarae, sed Virtutum nobilitate longe clariori, piissimum / hoc Christianae Fidei monumentum, exiguum obsequentissimae servitutis suae signum, quod ex pictura / Jaboi de Ponte delineavit, et ex sculpsit, generossimae Patronae, et Auspici dedicabat J: B: Jackson

Provenance

(Frederick Mulder, London); Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C. purchased 1986 (not in Lugt); Gift to NGA, 2012.

Bibliography
1962
Kainen, Jacob. John Baptist Jackson; 18th century master of the color woodcut. Washington, 1962: no. 30