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Inscription

across bottom in plate: De ligno autem scientiae boni, et mali ne comedas. / In quocunque enim die comederis ex eo, morte morieris. / Genes. C. 2. v. 17.; lower left in plate: Xa: Palko fe: junior membr: Acade: cesareae.; by later hand, lower right in graphite: 2275

Provenance

Wilhelm Soldan, Berlin, after 1950 (Lugt undescribed). (sale, Galerie Gerda Bassenge, Berlin, 4-5 June 1999, no. 5934); (C. G. Boerner, New York); purchased 1999 by NGA with funds contributed by The Ahmanson Foundation.

Bibliography
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Nagler, G.K. Neues allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon, oder Nachrichten von dem Leben und den Werken der Maler, Bildhauer, Baumeister, Kupferstecher, Formschneider, Lithographen, Zeichner, Medailleure, Elfenbeinarbeiter, etc.. 22 vols. Munich: E.A. Fleischma