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below image: SINCE CERERE ET BACCHO TRIGET VENUS. / Ipsa Venus venersqué puer torpedine frigent, / Si genialis abest Bacchus et alma Ceres. / Lui sapit haud blando nimis indulgebit Amori, / Nec repetet vini pocula crebra nimis. / Immoderata etenim Veneris Bacchiqué cupido / Enervat vires, ingeniumque necat. / Tunc probitas, omnis pudor, et reverentia cedunt: / In quorum subeunt furta, dolique locum. SHS; below image, at bottom left: Abrah. Blom. inv. I. Saenredam sculps; below image, at bottom right: Iacobus Razet divulgavit

Provenance

T. Lundh (not in Lugt). E. Fabricius, Berlin [died 1920] (Lugt 919bis, Lugt 847a). 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. 75, ii/iii