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Dient desen tot antwoord; dat lieden van redelicke middelen haere Konst-liefde seer wel oeffenen konnen, sonder daer door op groote kosten ghejaeght te worden; aenghesien de maghtighe en Rijcke lief-hebbers haere Konst-kamers ende Galerijen niet alleen tot haer eyghen vermaeck maer oock tot vermaeck van andere vercieren, achtende haere kosten welbestedet sijn allse haere Huysen door den daghenlickschen toeloop der Konst-lievers Krielen.

[Suggested translation, Marije Osnabrugge:] This serves as an answer; that persons of reasonable means can practice their Love of Art very well, without being put to great expenses; seen that the powerful and rich Amateurs do not only embellish their 'Kunst-kamers' and Galleries for their own entertainment, but also for the entertainment of others, regarding their expenses well spent when their Houses swarm by the daily flood of Art-lovers.

This section is not available in the first Latin edition of 1637, it is however included in the 1694 editions. [MO]

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