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upper center in red/violet ink: In generatione et generationem veritas tua / Fundasti TERRAM et permanet .ps.118 (“Your truth to all generations. You have established the earth, and it remains.” Psalms 118:90) (Latin Vulgate Bible); center right in (gold?): XXXXIII.; animals in image numbered .1. and .2., in red ink; lower left center in brown ink: :1:; lower center in brown ink: Dum licet insidiis, stultum est decernere ferro. / Corpora parna, dolusq[ue] ingens in corpore parno / Insidiis Crocodile suis cadis.
Facing page: upper center in blue ink: Confiteantur tibi populi Deus, Co[n]fitea[n]t[ur] tibi populi omnes: / TERRA DEDIT FRVCTV[M] (“Let the people praise you, O God; let all the people praise you. The earth has yielded her fruit.” Psalms 66:6-7) (Latin Vulgate Bible); lower center in brown ink: Rura mihi et rigui placeant in vallibus Amnes: / Flumina amem: sylvasq[ue] inglorius.


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

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