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upper left center in brown ink: .2.; upper center in brown ink: Versibus haud nostris indictus pontice CASTOR / Aufugies, rapido morsu genitalia quamuis / Membra seces, totum redimasq[ue] a funere corpus, / Parte data, sedes cursum, furiasq[ue] sequentum.; center right in (gold?): XXXX; animals in image numbered .1., 2., and .3., in red ink
Facing page: upper center in brown ink: Domini est Terra et plenitudo (“The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof.” Psalms 23:1) (Latin Vulgate Bible); lower center in brown ink: Tui sunt Caeli, et tua est TERRA, orbem terr[a]e et plenitudine[m] / eius tu fundasti, Aquilonem et mare tu 88. (“The heavens are yours, the earth is also yours: as for the world and the fullness thereof, you have founded them. The north and the sea you have created them.” Psalms 88:12 and 13) (Latin Vulgate Bible)


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

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