Inscribed, in plate, upper center: Obijt Siluoeducis [oe in ligature] in patria circa an. 1500 / 3; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: 3 HIERNOYMO BOSCHIO, PICTORI. / Quid sibi vult, Hironyme Boschi, / Ille oculus tuus attonitus? quid / Pallor in ore? velut lemures si, / Spectra Erebi volitantia coràm / Aspiceres? Tibi Ditis auari / Crediderim patuisse recessus [ss in ligature], / Tartareasque domos: tua quando / Quicquid habet sinus imus Auerni / Tam potuit bene pingere dextra.; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Th. Galle excud.; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: H. Cock SC;
Watermark, center: II [unidentified]
R.E. Lewis, Inc., San Rafael, California; sold to present collection, 1962.
Bartsch vol. 52: 204 (187); Hollstein 2023-2035.I (The Wierix Family); New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 223.I (Cornelis Cort); Riggs 1977: 269
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