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upper center in plate: IOSEPH; lower right in plate: .ii.; in margin below image, in plate: Filius accrescens, aspectu pulcher Ioseph / Faemineo e turri co[n]vitio petitur. / Inuideam mihi co[n]traxit mea uita pudica / Quodq[ue] manus leuib[us], sit mihi pro[m]pta telis. (A growing son, fair of countenance, is Joseph. From the towers women abuse him. My chaste life has earned me hatred, as has my hand, so swift with light darts. [translation from Veldman, Ilja M., and H. J. de Jonge, "The sons of Jacob: the twelve patriarchs in sixteenth-century Netherlandish prints and popular literature," Simiolus, vol. 15 (1985), no. 3, p. 196.])


(Kunsthandlung Helmut H. Rumbler, Frankfurt am Main); purchased 2005 by NGA.

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Rumbler, Helmut H., Mr.


Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. 72 vols. Amsterdam, 1980: XXI (Johannes Sadeler I), no. 71, ii/ii.
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. (Crispijn van den Broeck, Ursula Mielke, author). Ouderkerk aan den Ijssel: Sound & Vision Publishers, 2011: Part I, no. 59, ii/ii.

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