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upper center in brown ink: Crambe bis repetita mors est:; right center in brown ink: LVI.
Facing page: upper center in black ink: Haec dicit Dominus, Caelum sedes mea: / TERRA autem scabellu[m] pedu[m] meoru[m] ps: 65: (“Thus said the Lord, the heaven is my throne; the earth is my footstool.” Isaiah 66:1) (Latin Vulgate Bible); lower center in red ink: Illuxerunt coruscationes tuae Orbi TERRAE: / Commota est, et co[n]tremuit Terra: ps:76. (“The lightnings lightened the world; the earth trembled and shook.” Psalms 76:19) (Latin Vulgate Bible)


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

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