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Inscription

lower left in plate: Abrahamus Bloemaert inue. Joan. Saenredam sculp. et. excudebat; lower right in plate: A. 1604; four line Latin text across bottom in plate: Cum ... potentem.; by later hand, lower center verso in graphite: DTTCCIIM; by later hand, lower left verso in brown ink: N. XXII; by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: Wurzbach 13-18

Provenance

Private collection (indistinct armorial mark); Jan Baptist de Graaf, Amsterdam [1742-1804]; Heinrich Schwarz, Vienna (Lugt 1372); (sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 May 1994, lot 172); (David Tunick, New York); purchased by NGA, 1994.

Exhibition History
1995
Recent Acquisitions of Works of Art on Paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995.
2007
Fabulous Journeys and Faraway Places: Travels on Paper, 1450 - 1700, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2007
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