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The Triumph of the Riches, from The Cycle of the Vicissitudes of Human Affairs, plate 2

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 three (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/4 × 11 9/16 in. (22.2 × 29.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.2371(2)
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom center: MARTINUS UAN HEEMSKERCK INUENTOR
Bottom left: H COCK
Bottom right: 2
Upper right of center: OPULENTIA
Upper left: RAPINA, FRAUS, VSURA
Upper center: DOLUS, SUPERBIA
Upper right: VANA LAETIA, VANA UOLUPTATES
Bottom right of center: LIBIDO, PRODITIO
Lower margin: OPVLENTIAM SVPERBIAE... VOLVPTATVM

Marking: Verso center left: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: Colnaghi
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) II.166.483.i/iii; New Hollstein (Cort) II.224.148.i; Hollstein IV.230.160; Hollstein VIII.240.129; Kerrick 83.2.i
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