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lower right, in image, in plate: LVXVRIA; lower left, in cartouche, in pate: brueghel. Inuentor. / H. Cock . excu. cu[m] privi; lower center, in image, in plate: PAME [artist's monogram]; in lower margin, in plate: LVXVRIA ENERVAT VIRES, EFFOEMINAT ARTVS. (Lust enervates the strength, weakens the limbs.) / Luxurye stinckt, sy is vol onsuverheden / Sy breeckt die Crachten, en sy swackt die leden (Lechery stinks, it is dirty. It breaks [man's] powers and weakens limbs) [translation from Nadine Orenstein, ed., Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Drawings and Prints. Exhibition catalogue. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2001, p. 153.]

Bibliography
1908
Bastelaer, Rene van. Les estampes de Peter Bruegel l'ancien. Brussels: G. van Oest et Cie, 1908.
1993
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. (Pieter Bruegel, Nadine Orenstein author). Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-, no. 27, state only.
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