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in image, at bottom centre: HG; in image, at bottom right: 2; below image: Immenso nostrum spectatur numen in orbe, / Et magnam passim vim mens ignis habet. / Non Dii, non homines ulli mea spicula vitant, / His volucres figo, squamigerumqué genus.

Marks and Labels

verso, stamped in black ink: Ruth Cole (Lugt 4739)


(C.G. Boerner, Inc., New York); Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C., purchased April 10, 1987; Gift to NGA, 2012.

Exhibition History

The Renaissance in the North: New Prints and Perspectives, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2022.


Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. 72 vols. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger: no. 64, only (as Saenredam)
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. (Hendrick Goltzius, Marjolein Leesberg, author). Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-, no. 142, only (as by Goltzius)

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