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Inscription

lower center in plate below figure: HG Inuent.; upper center in plate above figure: Hyems.; around circumference in plate: Alget et ante focum torpescit Bruma niualis, Pellita cingens frigida membra toga. Anni babentis senium capricorne reducis Te radiante stupet terra sepulta riue.; by later hand, center left verso in graphite: 9[?]7; by later hands, lower center verso in graphite: Matham / L. 1008 / 33698

Provenance

Heinrich Füssli (1755-1829), Zurich (Lugt 1008); Dr. Ruth B. Benedict (1913-1993), Washington; bequest to NGA, 1994.

Exhibition History
1994
A Discerning Eye: Prints and Drawings Given by Ruth B. Benedict, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, no. 10.
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
1980
The Illustrated Bartsch 4, New York, 1980: 143.
1993
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. (Jacob Matham, Léna Widerkehr, author). Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-, no. 218.
1994
A Discerning Eye: Prints and Drawings Given by Ruth B. Benedict. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: no. 10.