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image of Portrait of a Clergyman (Johann Dorsch?) Albrecht Dürer (artist)
German, 1471 - 1528
Portrait of a Clergyman (Johann Dorsch?), 1516
oil on parchment on fabric
painted surface: 41.7 x 32.7 cm (16 7/16 x 12 7/8 in.) support: 43 x 33 cm (16 15/16 x 13 in.) framed: 60.5 x 51.3 x 4.4 cm (23 13/16 x 20 3/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.2.17
On View
From the Tour: German Painting and Sculpture in the Late 1400s and 1500s
Object 6 of 12

1769Schöber, David Gottfried. Albrecht Dürers, eines der grössesten Meister und Künstler seiner Zeit, Leben, Schriften u. Kunstwerke. Leipzig and Schleiz, 1769: 162.
1778Murr, Christophe Gottlieb von. Beschreibung der vornehmsten Merkwürdigkeiten in des H.R. Reichs freyen Stadt Nürnberg und auf der hohen Schule zu Altdorf. Nürnberg, 1778: 470, no. 119.
1797Murr, Christophe Theophile de. Description du Cabinet de Monsieur Paul de Praun à Nuremberg. Nürnberg, 1797: 14, no. 119.
1823Böckh, Franz Heinrich. Merkwürdigkeiten der Haupt-und Residenz-Stadt Wien und ihrer nächsten Umgebungen: Ein Handbuch für Einheimische und Fremde. 2 vols. Vienna, 1823: 1:296.
1827Heller, Joseph. Das Leben und die Werke Albrecht Dürers. 3 vols. Bamberg, 1827: 2:231, no. 6, 260, no. e.
1866Waagen, Gustav Friedrich. Die vornehmsten Kunstdenkmäler in Wien. 2 vols. Vienna, 1866: 1:298, no. 28.
1876Thausing, Mariz. Dürer: Geschichte seines Lebens und seiner Kunst. Leipzig, 1876: 384. (English ed. Albert Dürer, His Life and Works. 2 vols. London, 1882, 2:132.).
1891Katalog der Gemälde-Gallerie seiner Excellenz des Grafen Jaromir Czernin von Chudenitz. Vienna, 1891: 17, no. 164 (also subsequent catalogues, 1903, 1908, 1936).
1893Thode, Henry. "Drei Porträts von Albrecht Dürer." Jahrbuch der königlich Preussischen Kunstsammlungen. 14 (1893): 210.
1905Weixlgärtner, Arpad. Review of Dürer, Des Meisters Gemälde: Kupferstiche und Holzschnitte in 447 Abbildungen. Leipzig and Stuttgart, 1904. (Klassiker der Kunst in Gesamtausgaben, vol. 4), Valentin Scherer, ed. In Die Graphischen Künste, suppl. Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst 28, nos. 3/4 (1905): 69. Of no. 50 in Scherer, "Scheint mir kein Dürer zu sein."
1908Scherer, Valentin, ed. Dürer: Des Meisters Gemälde, Kupferstiche und Holzschnitte in 473 Abbildungen. (Klassiker der Kunst in Gesamtausgaben, vol. 4) 3rd ed. Stuttgart and Leipzig, 1908: 393, repro. 55.
1914Friedländer, Max J. "Dürer, Albrecht." In Thieme-Becker 37 vols. 1907-1950. Leipzig, 1914: 10:70.
1916Waldmann, Emil. Albrecht Dürer. Leipzig, 1916: 89, no. 57, repro.
1928Flechsig, Eduard. Albrecht Dürer, sein Leben und seine Künstlerische Entwicklung. 2 vols. Berlin, 1928: 1:411-412.
1928Winkler, Friedrich. Dürer. Des Meisters Gemälde, Kupferstiche und Holzschnitte. (Klassiker der Kunst, 4th ed.) Berlin and Leipzig, 1928: 416, repro. 59.
1934Kleine Mitteilungen: "Ein neuer Dürer." Technische Mitteilungen für Malerei 50 (1934): 115-116.
1934Tietze Hans. "Das Dürerbild der Sammlung Czernin." Pantheon 13-14 (April 1934): 110, repro.
1936Wilczek, Karl. Katalog der Graf Czernin'schen Gemäldegalerie in Wien. Vienna, 1936: 34, no. 164, repro.
1937Tietze, Hans, and Erika Tietze-Conrat. Kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke Albrecht Dürers. 3 vols. Basel and Leipzig, 1937: 2:119, no. 663, repro. 278.
1943Panofsky, Erwin. Albrecht Dürer. 2 vols. Princeton, 1943: 1:192; 2:18, no. 81.
1946Hoffmann, Hans. "Zu Dürers Bildnis eines jungen Mannes in der Galerie Czernin in Wien." In Oskar Farner, Huldrych Zwingli. Seine Entwicklung zum Reformator 1506-1520. 3 vols. Zurich, 1946: 2:425-436, frontispiece.
1948Hoffmann, Hans. "Ein mutmassliches Bildnis Huldrych Zwinglis." Zwingliana. Beiträge zur Geschichte Zwinglis 7, no. 9 (1948): 497-501, repro.
1948Braune, Heinz. "Zu Dürers 'Zwinglibildnis' im Landesmuseum." Neue Zürcher Zeitung 169, no. 2595 (6 December, 1948): 13.
1948"Ein Zwingli-Bildis von Dürer?" Atlantis 20 (January 1948): 27-29, repros.
1949"Ausstellungen." In Schweizerisches Landesmuseum in Zürich, Siebenundfünfzigster Jahresbericht 1948 (1949): 12.
1949"Albrecht Dürers muttmassliches Zwinglibildnis." Reformierte Schweiz 6, no. 3 (March 1949): cover, t.p. repro.
1951Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1945-1951. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 194, no. 85, repro.
1951"Ausstellungen." In Schweizerisches Landesmuseum in Zürich, Achtundfünfzigster und Neunundfünfzigster Jahresbericht 1949/50 (1951): 17.
1951"Dürers 'Zwingli' ging nach USA." Die Weltkunst 21 (1 January 1951): 4, repro.
1954Tietze, Hans. Treasures of the Great National Galleries. New York, 1954: 117, 122, pl. 299.
1955Shapley, Fern Rusk. "The National Gallery of Art at Washington: Acquisitions 1945-1955." The Studio 150 (July 1955): 6, repro. 3.
1955Bushbeck, Ernst H. "Die Czernin'sche Gemäldegalerie und die 'Sammlung Czernin'." In Katalog der Residenzgalerie Salzburg mit Sammlung Czernin. Salzburg, 1955: 21.
1956Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1956: 38, repro.
1957Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 70
1957Winkler, Friedrich. Albrecht Dürer. Leben und Werk. Berlin, 1957: 268, repro. fig. 138.
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 305, repro.
1960Broadley Hugh T. German Painting in the National Gallery of Art (Booklet no. 9 in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC). Washington, 1960: 5, 24-25, color repro.
1960The National Gallery of Art and Its Collections. Foreword by Perry B. Cott and notes by Otto Stelzer. National Gallery of Art, Washington (undated, 1960s): 10, 19, repro.
1961Seymour, Charles. Art Treasures for America: An Anthology of Paintings & Sculpture in the Samuel H. Kress Collection. London, 1961: 80, 210, color fig. 72.
1962Neugass, Fritz. "Die Auflösung der Sammlung Kress." Die Weltkunst 32 (1 January 1962): 4.
1962Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 72-73, color repro.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 118, repro. 119.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 46.
1965Cooke, H. Lester. Galeria Nacional de Washington. Translated by Maria Teresa de la Cruz. Madrid, 1965: 220-221, repros.
1966Musper, Heinrich Theodor. Albrecht Dürer. Translated by Robert Eric Wolf. New York, [1966]: 26.
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:112-113, color repro.
1968Gandolf, Giampaolo et al. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Great Museums of the World. New York, 1968: 102, color repro.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture: Illustrations (Companion to the Summary Catalogue, 1965). Washington, 1968: 38, no. 1100, repro.
1968Zampa, Giorgio and Angela Ottino della Chiesa. L'opera completa di Dürer. Milan, 1968: 110, no. 148, repro.
1968Christensen, Erwin O. A Guide to Art Museums in the United States. New York, 1968: 130, no. 280, fig.
1970Cooke, Hereward Lester. The National Gallery of Art in Washington. Munich and Ahrbeck/Hanover, 1970: 88-89, color fig. 41.
1970Bialostocki, Jan. "The Eye and the Window: Realism and Symbolism of Light-Reflections in the Art of Albrecht Dürer and His Predecessors." Festschrift für Gert von der Osten. Cologne, 1970: 159, 164, 161, fig. 4.
1971Anzelewsky, Fedja. Albrecht Dürer: Das malerische Werk. Berlin, 1971: 242, no. 133, pl. 163-165. (Rev. ed. 1991 248-249, no. 133, color pl. 162.)
1972Farner, Konrad. "Hat Dürer Zwingli gemalt?" In Zürich-Aspekte eines Kantons. Edited by Daniel Bodmer, et al. Zürich, 1972: 146-152, repro.
1973Oehler, Lisa. "Das Dürermonogramm auf Werken der Dürerschule." Städel-Jahrbuch N.F. 4 (1973): 63, 70-71, fig. 27.
1975Cinotti, Mia, ed. The National Gallery of Art of Washington and Its Paintings. Great Galleries of the World. Edinburgh, 1975: unpaginated, no. 94, repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue (National Gallery of Art). Washington, 1975: 116-117, no. 1100, repro.
1975Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, [1975]: 152-153, color repro.
1976Strieder, Peter. Dürer. Milan, 1976: 139, 186, no. 52, repros.
1977Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 16-19, fig. 17.
1979Hadley, Rollin van N. "What Might Have Been: Pictures Mrs. Gardner Did Not Acquire." Fenway Court (1979): 44, repro.
1979Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 56-57, pl. 39.
1980Anzelewsky, Fedja. Dürer--vie et oeuvre. Translated by Monique Fuchs. Fribourg, 1980: 187-188, 191-192, fig. 181.
1980Buschbeck, Ernst H. "Die Geschichte der Sammlung Czernin." In Residenzgalerie mit Sammlung Czernin und Sammlung Schönborn-Buchheim: Katalog mit Kurzführer in Deutsch und Englisch. Salzburg, 1980: 19. (English translation as supplement; "History of the Collection Czernin": 18.)
1982Mende, Matthias. "Dürers Bildnis des Kaspar Nützel." Mitteilungen des Vereins für Geschichte der Stadt Nürnberg 69 (1982): 130, 132, 136, 138-139, fig. 8.
1982Strieder, Peter. Albrecht Dürer. Paintings. Prints. Drawings. Translated from German by Nancy M. Gordon and Walter L. Strauss. New York, 1982: 242-243, fig. 284.
1982Anzelewsky, Fedja. Dürer: His Art and Life. Translated by Heide Grieve. London, 1982: 182-183, 187-188, fig. 181.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 152, no. 161, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 141, repro.
1987Berenson, Bernard and Isabella Stewart Gardner. The Letters of Bernard Berenson and Isabella Stewart Gardner 1887-1924. Edited by Rollin van Hadley. Boston, 1987: 139, 140-141, 143, 144.
1988Southgate, M. Therese. "The Cover." Journal of the American Medical Association 260, no. 21 (2 December 1988): cover, 3,101, color repro.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 64, repro.
1993Hand, John Oliver, with the assistance of Sally E. Mansfield. German Paintings of the Fifteenth through Seventeenth Centuries. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, 1993: 61-66, color repro. 63.
1995Löcher, Kurt. Review of German Paintings of the Fifteenth through Seventeenth Centuries, by John Oliver Hand with the assistance of Sally E. Mansfield. Kunstchronik 43 no. 1 (January 1995): 16.
1997Hammerschmied, Ilse. Albrecht Dürers kunsttheoretische Schriften. Egelsbach, 1997: 252-253, 345, fig. 38.
2001Mende, Matthias. "Dürer, Albrecht." In Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon: Die bildenden Künstler aller Zeiten und Völker. Munich and Leipzig, 1992-[unfinished] [vols.] Munich and Leipzig, 2001: 30:301.
2001Southgate, M. Therese. The Art of JAMA II: Covers and Essays from The Journal of the American Medical Association. Chicago, 2001: 48-49, 209, color repro.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 144-145, no. 112, color repro.
2010Luber, Katherine Crawford. “Dürer as Painter.” In The Essential Dürer, edited by Larry Silver and Jeffrey Chipps Smith. Philadelphia, 2010: 68, 69.
2014Sander, Jochen. "Dürer face à ses contemporains." L'object d'art 497 (janvier 2014): cover, table of contents, color repros.

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