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The Triumph of Peace, from The Cycle of the Vicissitudes of Human Affairs, plate 8

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. (22.3 × 29.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.2371(8)
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom left: MHEMSKERCK INUENTOR (MH interlaced) HERONIMUS COCK EXCUDE
Bottom right of center: 8
Upper left: VERITAS
Upper center: AMOR
Upper right: OPULENTIA, PAX
Lower left: CONCORDIA, VTILITAS
Lower center: DILIGENTIA
Lower right: IUSTITIA
Lower margin: PAX UECTA... PARENS INDVSTRIA

Marking: Verso upper center: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: Colnaghi
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) II.167.489.i/iii; New Hollstein (Cort) II.227.154.i; Hollstein IV.230.166; Hollstein VIII.240.135; Kerrick 85.8.i
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