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Inscription

in image: Hodie Cras. nihil; lower left in image: H Goltzius / fecit / 1582; lower cetner in image: Mortalis fugitis mortem patrianq. tueri / Horretis pauidi mors sua quinq. menet / Vita nimis nulli placeat quem mors tenit vfq / Qui si HODIE est aliquid, CRAS NIHIL esse potest.; by later hand, lower center verso in graphite: B. 216

Provenance

Leo Steinberg, New York (1920-2011); Estate of Leo Steinberg, New York; gift to NGA, 2011.

Bibliography
1802
Bartsch, Adam. Le peintre graveur. 21 vols. Vienna, 1802-1821: Adam. Le peintre graveur. 21 vols. Vienna: J.V. Degen, 1802-1821: no. 216
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. 249
1993
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-: no. 282.