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in image, at center: Ao. 1587; in image, at bottom left: Illus Generoso et Magnifico Domino Duo / Paulo Syxto Trautson libero Baroni in / Sprechenstain et Schrofenstain &c. Sacre / Cas.ae M.tis Camerario, Supremo curiae Mareschalco, / et Concily Imperialis Presidi, Dño suo B. Spran- / ger Inue. et H. Goltzius sculp, hac beneuoli animi, / humilisque obsequy
Mnemosynon quantulucuque D. D.; on verso, in graphite: 244 / a / c / a (?) Leith / March 28 / 1845

Provenance

Bindon Blood [d. 1855], March 28, 1845 (Lugt 3011). Ture Lundh, Sweden (not in Lugt); (Christie's, London, June 26, 1985, lot 126). (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. 320, only
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 Hertzberger; no. 320, only
1993
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. (Hendrick Goltzius, Marjolein Leesburg, author). Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-, no. 339, only
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