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upper center in light red ink: CANES TIMIDI, VEHEMENTIVS LATRANT, QVAM
MORDE[N]T (Frightened dogs bark the loudest); center right in black ink: XXXVI; animals in image numbered .1. and .2., in red ink; lower center in black ink: DIFFICILE CANEM VETVLVM ASSVESCERE LORIS. (It is hard to accustom an old dog to a leash)
Facing page: upper center in brown ink: Acer odoratu sequitur Canis o[m/n]ia naso (With its keen nose, a dog follows every scent); lower center in brown ink: Non anis ancupibus monstrat, qua parte petatur: / Non docet infestos, currere cerva Canes.


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

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