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Triumph of the World, from The Cycle of the Vicissitudes of Human Affairs, plate 1

Series/Portfolio:
The Cycle of the Vicissitudes of Human Affairs
Artist:
Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, Hoorn ca. 1533–1578 Rome)
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Publisher:
Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Date:
1564
Medium:
Engraving; first state of three (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/4 × 11 11/16 in. (22.3 × 29.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.2371(1)
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom right: MHEMSKERCK INUENTO H COCK EX. 1
Upper left: DIES, SEPTENTRIO
Upper center: ORIENS, TEMPUS, IGNIS, TERRA
Upper right: AER, AUSTER, OCCIDENS, AQUA
Lower left: NOX
Lower margin: AURIGA MVNDI... VICIBITUDINARIAM UERTGINEM

Marking: Verso center: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: Colnaghi
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 25, 2005–July 24, 2005.

New Hollstein (Heemskerck) II.166.482.i/iii; Hollstein IV.230.159; Hollstein VIII.240.128; Kerrick 83.1
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