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The Triumph of 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:
Theodoor Galle (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1571–1633 Antwerp)
Date:
1564
Medium:
Engraving; second state of three (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/4 × 11 3/4 in. (22.3 × 29.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.601.20(183)
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom center: MARTINUS UAN HEEMSKERCK INUENTOR
Bottom left: THEODOR GALLE EXCUD
Bottom right: LIBIDO, PRODITIO 2
Upper left: RAPINA, FRAUS, VSURA
Upper center: DOLUS, SUPERBIA, OPULENTIA
Upper right: VANAE LAETIA, VANAE UOLUPTATES
Lower margin: OPVLENTIAM SVPERBIAE... VOLVPTATVM GENUS.
Duke of Northumberland; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: Colnaghi
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) II.166.483.ii/iii; New Hollstein (Cort) II.224.148.ii/iii
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