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across lower edge of plate: Secta petit Phaeton Eois fulta columnis / Tecta, patris Solis regna beata sui / Indici imq rogat malesuadus stemmatis ardor / Nescuis heu fabricet quanta pericla sibi / F. Estius; in plate, lower right: HG excud

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 Hertzberger: no. 528
1993
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-: no. 552, ii/iii.