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Inscription

on title page: PIA / DESIDERIA / Emblematis, / Elegiis & affectibus / SS. PATRVM / Illustrata, / AVTHORE / HERMANNO HVGONE / Societatis IESV. / AD / VRBANVM VIII. / PONT.MAX. / Sculpsit Christophorus à Sichem, pro P.I.P. / Typis HENRICI AERTSSENII, / ANTVERPIAE M. DC. XXIII.

Marks and Labels

BP: W R H J with scorpion

Provenance

C.R. Jandel?[1]; Wynne Jeudwine (bookplate); Bromer Booksellers, Boston; purchased 1993 by NGA.

Exhibition History
2007
The Baroque Woodcut, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2007 - 2008
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