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lower left, in plate, in image: .A.C. fec.; lower center, in plate, in image: .H. Bol. Inu.; lower right, in plate, in image: .Sadl. exc .1.5.8.5.; below image, in plate: Ingens ad vitium mortales ducit opum vis, / Aedificantque suis nova frugibus horrea, cunctam / Figentes temere terrena in mole salutem. / At messe ignotas potitur, cellaque recondit. Luc 12 (The immense power of riches leads mortal men to vice, and they build new granaries for the produce of their fields, heedlessly placing all their safety in earthly might. But the man of low condition obtains the harvest and lays up the storehouse. Luke 12. [translation from Melion, Walter S. and James Clifton_Through a Glass Darkly: Allegory & Faith in Nethlerlandish Prints from Lucas van Leyden to Rembrandt._Atlanta: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, 2019, p.151.])

Provenance

(William H. Schab, New York); purchased by Lessing J. Rosenwald [1891-1979], 1962; gift to NGA, 1964.

Exhibition History
2019
Through a Glass Darkly: Allegory & Faith in Netherlandish Prints from Lucas van Leyden to Rembrandt, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2019, no. 64, repro.
Bibliography
1949
Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. German engravings, etchings and woodcuts ca. 1400-1700. 8 vols. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-1868. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger.
1993
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. (The Collaert Dynasty, Ann Diels and Marjolein Leesburg, authors). Ouderkerk aan den Ijssel: Sound & Vision Publishers, 2005: Part II, no. 231, state only; (Hans Bol, Ursula Mielke, author). Ouderkerk aan den Ijssel: Sound & Vision Publishers, 2015: Part I, no. 77.
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