Libertus kneels to left to read scroll brought by cherub on cloud, who is accompanied by a haloed St. Agatha, holding palm branch in left hand, and plate of dismembered breasts in right hand.
Inscription: Lettered at top: ' ZELVS ANIMARVM [ ] YVER DER SIELEN; below right: 'Hollar fec et Iac. Neeffs exc. Cum privil.; Lettering in bottom margin with the names of the saints; the final line reads: Bidt voor de traeghe in Godts dienst.'
Pennington 174 only state; New Hollstein (Hollar Part IV) 1220 only state
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982.
Simon Turner Wenceslaus Hollar: New Hollstein German engravings, etchings and woodcuts, 1400-1700. Giulia Bartrum, vols. 1-9, 2009–2012.