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The Triumph of Want, from The Cycle of the Vicissitudes of Human Affairs, plate 6

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:
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Date:
1564
Medium:
Engraving; first state of two (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/4 × 11 9/16 in. (22.2 × 29.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.2371(6)
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom left: MARTINUS HEMSKERCK JNUENTOR
Bottom right: 6
Center left: AEGRITUDO
Upper center: FRAGILITAS, TORPOR
Upper right: HUMILITAS PATIENTIA, IUOPIA
Lower left: DEBILITAS
Lower right: PATIENTIA, SERUITS
Lower margin: AURIGA TORPOR... HVMANAE AGNITRIX

Marking: Verso upper center: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: Colnaghi
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) II.167.487.i/ii; New Hollstein (Cort) II.226.152.i; Hollstein IV.230.164; Hollstein VIII.240.133; Kerrick 84.6
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