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Inscription

in image, lower left: VANITAS ET...; lower left in plate: JH (in monogram) Schönfeld Fecit 1654; by later hand, center verso in graphite: Johann Heinr. Schönfeld / 1609 - 1675 / A. 4. (not deciphered)

Provenance

Professor Grober, Jena (not in Lugt). Dr. W. Lippisch, Munich (not in Lugt). (Kunsthandlung Helmut H. Rumbler, Frankfurt am Main); purchased 2003 by NGA.

Bibliography
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Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. German engravings, etchings and woodcuts ca. 1400-1700. 8 vols. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-1868. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberge