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upper center in black ink: Insidys Capraeae celeres atq[ue] arte petuntur, / Nam quis eas cursu sequeretur rupibus illas / praecipites veluti saxis pendere videbis. / upper center in (gold?): CAPRA NON PEPERIT, HOEDVS AVTE[M] LVDIT IN TECTO.; center right in black: XXV.; animals in image numbered .1. and .2., in red ink; on rock in lower center of image in (gold?): DI LANA CAPRI; lower center in red ink: CAPRAM PORTARE NON POSSU[M], ET INPONITIS BOVEM.
Facing page: upper center in (gold?): Pendentem summa Capream de rupe videbis: / Casuram speres, decipit illa canes.; lower center in brown ink: Capra calce profundit lac, quod dedit.


Emperor Rudolph of Austria; Lessing J. Rosenwald, Alverthorpe, PA; gift to NGA, 1987.

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