Signed and dated, in block, lower left: HG. / A 1594. [H and G overlap]; numbered, in block, lower left: 3.; inscribed, in block, lower left margin: Caeli opifex, rerum dominus, Diuum atque hominum Rex / Nascitur en vilis tuguri sub pampere tecto,; inscribed, in block, lower right marign: Et praesepe tenet, quem non capit arduus aether, / Non mare, non tellus, non vasti machina mundi.; inscribed, in block, lower right margin: F. Estius.; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower left: B.17
Watermark, lower center: [encircled six-pointed star]
James A. Bergquist, Newton Center, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2008.
Bartsch 17; Hirschmann 11
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