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Inscription

in image, at bottom right: Ao 1589 / C. Cornelij Harlemensis Inuent. HGoltzius excud.; below image: Sponsos Penelopes, et mendicabulum vt Irum / Audyt a Troia rediens Ithacensis Vlysses / Non tulit indignum facinus, seque ipse recingens / Mendicante habitu, reiectoque inde torosa / Multa diu passo tandem Victoria cedit. / Membra reuelauit, cunctisque stupentibus Irum / Guttere colliso strauit Laertius heros. / Post potitur votis, turba strataque procorum / Coniugis amplexu gaudet securus amatae. / F. E.; outside plate mark, at bottom right, in pen and brown ink by a later hand: 73 / I.(?)6.

Provenance

Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C. (not in Lugt); Gift to NGA, 2012.

Bibliography
1949
Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger: no. 52, i/iii
1993
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. (The Muller Dynasty, Jan Piet Filedt Kok, author). Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-, no. 30, i/iii