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in image, at bottom left: B / Sprangers Antus inuent.; in image, at bottom right: Joan Muller sculp.; below image: Ad Veneris furtum faciunt vt pocula Bacchi, / Sic facit et plectro lingua diserta suo. / Exemplum est buius cursor Cyllenius artis, / Vt nouit viuis Ida perennis aquis; below image, at bottom right: JMuller. excud. Amster.

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. (The Muller Dynasty, Jan Piet Filedt Kok, author). Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-, no. 68, ii/iv