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Inscription

in image, at bottom left: Cu. Priuil. Sac. Cae. Mtis; in image, at bottom right: Bart. Sprangers Inuentor / Eg Sadeler Scalpsit; below image: Quem nec Mars, nec Mors terret: nec sydera Celi / Clara grauant: Erebi densa nec Vmbra fugat. / Omnia qui vicit; vicitus succumbit Amori: / Exunias mutat, cum meretrice sinus: / Cum fusis clauam Muliebria cuucta: nec ipse est / Alcides. tantum foemina cara potest.

Provenance

Pierre Mariette [1634-1716], Paris (Lugt 1788). (P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd., London); Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C., purchased January 30, 1978; Gift to NGA, 2012.

Exhibition History
2013
Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection, NGA, 2013 - 2014.
Bibliography
1949
Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger: no. 106, only
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