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Inscription

bottom right, in image, in plate: HG. Inue; below image, numbered at left, in plate: 2; below image: Tristiciam, et luctus abigit procul Hesperus omnes, / Exhilaratqué hominum mentes, curásque repellit. (The Evening Star drives all the sadness and all th sorrows far away, people become cheerful again and care is banished.)

[Latin translation from Leeflang, Huigen, and Ger Luijten. _Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617): Drawings, Prints and Paintings._ Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum, 2003, p. 217.]

Provenance

(Christopher Mendez, London); Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C.; 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. 98, 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. 685, i/iii
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