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Inscription

in image, at bottom centre: C. Corneli Pictor. Inue. HG. Sculp. 4; around image: CVI SIBI CORPRVRIT PLAVDENS POPULARIBVS AVRIS, QVEM FAMAE STOLIDVM GLORIA VANA IVVAT. EXEMPLO SIT EI IXION, CVI IVPPITER ATRAM PRO IVNONE SVA SVPPOSVIT NEBVLAM (Let him whose wildly beating heart lusts after popularity, the fool who is absorbed by meaningless fame, take warning from Ixion, for whom Jupiter replaced his wife Juno with a dark cloud. [Latin translation from Huigen Leeflang and Ger Luijten, et. al, _Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617): Drawings, Prints and Paintings_ Exhibition catalogue. Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum, 2003, p.98.])

Provenance

Norman Jack Leitman [b. 1934], San Diego (Lugt 4545). (R. M. Light & Co., Inc., Santa Barbara, CA); Ruth Kainen [1922-2009], Washington, D.C. (Lugt 4739), purchased November 20, 1996; Gift to NGA, 2012.

Exhibition History
2013
Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection, NGA, 2013 - 2014.
Bibliography
1921
Hirschmann, Otto. Verzeichnis des graphischen Werks von Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617) mit Benutzung der durch E.W. Moest hinterlassenen Notizen zusammengestellt. Leipzig: Verlag von Klinkhardt und Biermann, 1921. Reprint. Braunschweig: Klinkhardt &Bie; no. 309, i/iii
1993
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. (Hendrick Goltzius, Marjolein Leesburg, author). Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-, no. 328, only
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