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Inscription

in image, at bottom left: B. Sprangers inuentor.; below image: Quid sibi vult Perseus? Sibi quid Cyllenius? addit / Alarum pedibus par, tegit ense latus. / Dîa quid hic Pallas? dat munera singula Quaenam? / Aegida. Quid? celer ad Gorgonis ora volet.; below image, at left: Ornatissimo juxtà ac Prudentissimo viro / Henrico Spieghel L. F. studiorum bonarumque / artium patrono. / L. M. Q. D. D. Ianus Muller sculptor.; below image, at right: JMuller excud. Amstelodami. / .DD.D C. IV.

Provenance

Georg Usslaub, Marseille [1845-c.1929] (Lugt 1221). 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. 59, ii/ii
1993
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. (The Muller Dynasty, Jan Piet Filedt Kok, author). Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-, no. 69, iii/iii