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Inscription

lower center in plate: S.C. Mtis pict Iohan ab Ac. pinxit Egidius Sadeler Sculps. Ver / Auctori rerum nascenti e Virgine passim / Laita uvas, poma, et lilia fundit humus / Nos animae viles cun hunc non rite parames F. Valerini / /Mentem animumq pium, peraq, corda, Deo; by later hand, lower cetner verso in graphite: Aegidius Sadeler(?) / geb. c. 1570 in Anvers(?) 1629--Prag / Thieme Becker 290

Provenance

Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Veste Coburg (Lugt 451a). (Nicolaas Teeuwisse OHG, Berlin); purchased 2014 by NGA.

Bibliography
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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. 79