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Inscription

in image, at bottom left: HGoltzius Inuenit / Sculpsit et diuul / gauit. / Ao 1585; below image: Ut Phaebus nitido lasciuum lumine Martem, / Et Paphiae prodit turpia furta Deae: / Sic fucata Deus sceleratae crimina vitae / Cernit, et occultum non sinit esse neffas.

Provenance

(William H. Schab Gallery, Inc., New York); Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C., purchased December 13, 1989; 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. 137, 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. 150, i/iii
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