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Inscription

In plate UL: NUNCUPA OMNIA ANIMANTIA. In plate UR: IEHOVA DEUS INSPIRABAT IPSI SPIRITUM VITALEM IN NARES EIUS ATQ3. ITA HOMO FuIT ANIMA VIVENS. In plate LL: JSadeler fecit cjVisscher excu. Cris iv I In plate at bottom: Exiguo fingit mortalia corpora limo, Materiam terra suppeditante, Deus. Genes. C2.V.7. Later inscriptions or marks: Verso LL in graphite pencil: 17.2

Provenance

Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; her bequest to MFA, June 2000.

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection

before 1585

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein xxi.84 3, iii/iii

Dimensions

Plate: 19.2 x 26.9 cm (7 9/16 x 10 9/16 in.) Sheet: 22.2 x 29.8 cm (8 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.717

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