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Inscription

lower center in plate: Mr. HENRICUS VAN BORN AMSTELO. BAT. / Prius Alcmariæ supra IV, nunc Amstelodami ultra XXII Annos Pastor Eccl. inv. Conf. Aug. addictae Sti. Ministerii Senior Ao. MDLXXXIV Ætatis LIV. / BEELD: Gy zyt gedaan na 't Leeven / Vivam FONS Vitae per florida gramina lympham... / ...Das hat in ein durstigHertz met Freuden oft genossen. / Rev Do. Collegae Hon et Amor gr. scribit JOANNES COLERUS / Past. A.C. Amstel. / Maes Pinxit. A. Blooteling Fecit et Exc. cum Privilegio Hollanie et Westfrisiae; by later hand, center verso in graphite: [not deciphered] / Blooteling

Provenance

(Helmut H. Rumbler, Frankfurt am Main); purchased 2015 by NGA.

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. 149, ii/ii