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Inscription

lower left in plate: H. G. inv.; Rob. de Badous Exc. 2; lower center in plate: Abstrusum ut Tÿrij ... / ... sinuamine perdit. / G. Rÿckius; by later hand in graphite, lower left of mount: Ovid Met. III 2 (1005) / B. III p. 108/63 Ovid Met III, 2, 2; The dragon devouring the companions of Cadmus; by later hand, in graphite, lower right of mount: dwg in Hamburg cf Reznicek 102, pl. 122 (dated 1590)

Provenance

Dr. Edward Peart, London (1756 or 1758 - 1826) (Lugt 892).Leo Steinberg, New York (1920-2011); Estate of Leo Steinberg; gift to NGA, 2011

Bibliography
1949
Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. German engravings, etchings and woodcuts ca. 1400-1700. 8 vols. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-1868. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberge: no. 549.
1993
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-: no. 573, i/ii.