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in image, at bottom left: CVSichem excud: et editore. I Wtenwael inuentor. GSwaneb: sculp; below image: Fratre trucidato Caracalla nefarius audet / Poscere vocis opem Papiniane tuae. / Sed libera vox venienti consecrat aeuo, / Talia defendi turpius ac fieri. / Crimine que fidei damantus colla securi / Subiicis, & crudo funere caesus obis. / Faeda sed immanem comitatur fama Tirannum, / Te decus, & dempto gloria fine manet; below image, at bottom left: V

Provenance

(Christopher Mendez, London); Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C., purchased October 10, 2005; 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. 54, ii/ii
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