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at left, in image on table cloth, in plate: Phls Galle / excudebat.; below image, in plate: Effera Romanis dum cingitur Ardea signis, / Et patitur longas obsidione moras / Tarquinius iuvenis, socios dapibusque meroque / Accipit, uxorum mutua cura subest. / Quisque suam laudat Regalia protinus omnes / Tecta petunt cernunt pervigilare mero. (While the besieged Ardea is surrounded by Roman legions and has to withstand a lengthy siege, the young Tarquin entertains his friends with a lavish meal; they talk about the love between them and their wives. Each man praises his own wife. They all go straight away to the royal palace and drink wine there all night.) [translation from Leeflang, Huigen, and Ger Luijten. _Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617): Drawings, Prints and Paintings._ Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum, 2003, p. 40.)]


Friedrich Quiring [born 1886], Eberswalde (Lugt 1041c);

Exhibition History

Graphic Survey Show, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., February 1986.


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
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-: no. 159, i/ii.

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