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upper center in red/rose ink: OPORTET TESTVDINIS CARNES EDERE, AVT NO[M/N] EDERE.; center right in (gold?): LV.; plants in image labeled FRITILARIA., in (gold?); animals in image numbered .1. and .3., in red ink; lower center in black/blue ink: VIRTVTEM ET SAPIENTIAM VINCVNT TESTVDINES.
Facing page: upper center in brown ink: Qui emittis FONTES in convallibus: Inter medium / montium pertransibunt aquae. ps:103: (“He sends the springs into the valleys, which run among the hills.” Psalms 103:10) (Latin Vulgate Bible); lower center in brown ink: O pecudes, o panes, o gratissima tempe / Fontis Hamadryadum.


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


Vignau-Wilberg, Thea. Joris and Jacob Hoefnagel: Art and Science around 1600. Berlin, 2017

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