Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, Leeuwarden 1527–1606 (?) Antwerp (?))
Engraved by Johannes van Doetecum the elder (Netherlandish, active 1554–ca. 1600, died 1605)
Engraved by Lucas van Doetecum (Netherlandish, active 1554–72, died before 1589)
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Etching; first state of four
sheet: 6 9/16 x 8 1/4 in. (16.7 x 21 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Purchase, Phyllis D. Massar Gift, 2011
Not on view
Freestanding tomb in an interior characterized by naked children carrying a lance and a shield standing on consoles along the edges of the tomb. Behind the tomb is a second funerary monument with the effigies of a kneeling man and woman, flanked on the left by a painting of Christ carrying the Cross. On the right side another room with two people in it is visible through an archway. Below the image a Latin inscription is added consisting of four lines, divided over two columns.
Signature: H. Cock ex.
Inscription: H. Cock ex.; Tale tibi bustum statui uxorique merent:/ Ermondane heros, post tua fata , velim / Ne, quoties, fuso host etuis invicte salutem / Attuleris Belgis nesciat ulla dies.; 13