Reynard has entered a henhouse dressed as a monk and looks humble and steeped in piety as a rooster standing on an overturned basket looks closely at his credentials.
The caption reads in the original German:
Und er zeigte mir an: er sei ein Klausner geworden,
Habe strenge Gelübde getan, die Sünden zu büßen.
The translation provided here is by John Storer Cobb.