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upper center in red ink: FLVMINIS IMPETVS LAETIFICAT CIVITATEM (“The stream of the river makes the city of God joyful.” Psalms 45:5) (Latin Vulgate Bible); right center in (gold?): L.; animals in image numbered .1., 2., .3.,.4., and .5.; lower center in black/brown ink: QVOD MIHI DEEST TIBI OBEST.
Facing page: upper center in brown ink: Cantate et psallite Deo: Narrate / omnia mirabilia eius ps.104. (“Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him: talk of all his wondrous works.” Psalms 104:2) (Latin Vulgate Bible); lower center in blue/black ink: Iustus ut PALMA florebit: sicut cedrus libani / Multiplicabitur ps: 91 (“The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.” Psalms 91:13) (Latin Vulgate Bible)


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

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