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in image, at left: KVMandere inuen, I. Saenredam schulp; below image: Dum laetus celebrare suum meditatur Herodes / Natalem, procceresque suos simul aduocat omnes / Filia Herodiadis saltu mercata petulco / Baptistae est disco gauisa cruento, / conuiue attoniti resident, Rex ipse stupore / Perculsus damnat nimium temeraria vota / Fraco Estius; on verso, at bottom left, in pen and ink by a later hand: J. Saenredam Sc / Amsterdam gedruckt bij Davit do meijne inde / werrelt cart

Provenance

Unidentified private collection (Hs?; not in Lugt). (August Laube, Zurich); Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C., purchased April 23, 2003; Gift to NGA, 2012.

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. 26, i/ii
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