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lettered in image, at lower center: HG. fecit.; lettered below image: Haud minimo Gallum superas Torquate triumpho, / Robusto maior pectore, mole minor. / Haec vis est, habet hoc aeterni nominis ardor, / Ardua despecto cuncta subire metu. F. Estius

Provenance

Naudet [active 1778-1829], Paris (Lugt 1937), acquired in 1810. Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C. (not in Lugt); Gift to NGA, 2012.

Bibliography
1921
Hirschmann, Otto. Verzeichnis des graphischen Werks von Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617) mit Benutzung der durch E.W. Moest hinterlassenen Notizen zusammengestellt. Leipzig: Verlag von Klinkhardt und Biermann, 1921. Reprint. Braunschweig: Klinkhardt &Bie: no. 166, ii/ii
1993
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. (Hendrick Goltzius, Marjolein Leesburg, author). Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-, no. 168, ii/ii