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upper center in red/violet ink: Qui respicit TERRAM et facit illam tremere / Qui tangit Montes, et fumigant ps:103. (“He looks at the earth, and makes it tremble. He touches the mountains, and they smoke.” Psalms 103:32) (Latin Vulgate Bible); center right in (gold?): XXXXIV.; animals in image numbered .1., .2., .3., and .4., in red ink; lower center in brown ink: :2: / Huic etiam muri proprium, quod ruminat herbas / stratus humi, veluti vaccae, cerniq[ue] fugaces.
Facing page: upper center in brown ink: DEVS QVIS SIMILIS TVI? ps 70 (“God, who is like to thee?” Psalms 70:19) (Latin Vulgate Bible); lower center in black/blue ink: Montes sicut cera fluxerunt a facie domini: a Facie do[m]i[n]i / omnis Terra ps:96: (“The mountains melted like wax at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.” Psalms 96:5) (Latin Vulgate Bible)


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

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