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Bias weeps and condemns, plate IX from Thronus Justitiæ

Artist:
Joachim Wtewael (Netherlandish, Utrecht 1566–1638 Utrecht)
Artist:
Willem van Swanenburg (Netherlandish, ca. 1581/82–1612)
Printer:
Christoffel van Sichem II (Dutch, ca. 1581–1658)
Date:
1605
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 3/4 x 15 3/8 in. (29.9 x 39 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.903
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate, lower left: J Wtewael inventor. CSwaneb: sculp: CVSichem editor: et excud:
Inscribed in plate below image: VIIII. Justitiæ rigidus custos, & commodus idem / Extilit, ac misto sævus amore Bias. / Nam quoties sontem damnari morte coegit / Publica lex lacrimis immaduere genæ. / Non decet effuso lætari sanguine civem. / Qui patria quærit publicus esse parens. / Set fletu potius testablitur ille dolorem, / Sic tamen vt culp...[page missing] debitia pœna premat.
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
Le Blanc III.620-1.26

Wruzbach 32
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