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The Triumph of Pride, from The Cycle of the Vicissitudes of Human Affairs, plate 3

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 15/16 × 11 5/8 in. (22.7 × 29.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.2371(3)
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom left: MHEEMSKERCK JNUE H COCK EXCU (MH interlaced)
Bottom right: 3 (in reverse)
Upper center: JACTANTIA, COMTEMPTUS
Upper right: SUPERBIA, JNUIDIA
Bottom center: JNOBEDIENTIA
Bottom right: DERISIO
Lower margin: SVPERBIA INVIDIAM... IACTANTIA & DERISIO

Marking: Recto upper right: 45 (written in pen and ink)
Verso center left: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: Colnaghi
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) II.166.484.i/iii; New Hollstein (Cort) II.224.149.i; Hollstein IV.230.161; Hollstein VIII.240.130; Kerrick 83.3.i
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