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Inscription

upper right in white ink: 1521 / AD (in monogram)

Provenance

A.F. Andréossy; Baron Arthur de Schikler, Martinvast, Normandy; by inheritance to his son-in-law, Count Hubert de Pourtalès, Hôtel de l'Imperatrice, Faubourg St. Honore, Paris; (Duveen Brothers, New York); Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park Hall, PA; gift to NGA, 1942.

Exhibition History
1971
Dürer in America. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1971, no. 27.
1978
NGA Master Drawings 1978, p. 22-23.
1984
German Drawings from a Private Collection. The British Museum, London and tour (Washington only), hors de catalogue.
1986
Gothic and Renaissance Art in Nuremberg 1300-1550, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, 1986, no. 148.
1997
Six Centuries/Six Artists, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997.
2003
Albrecht Dürer, Albertina, Vienna, 2003, no. 175, repro.
2013
Albrecht Dürer: Master Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints from the Albertina. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2013 (exhibited hors catalogue; mentioned p. 259, under no. 104, repr. p. 260 in color [entry by Matthias Mende]).
Bibliography
1882
Ephrussi, Charles. Albrecht Dürer et ses Dessins. Paris, 1882: 299-300, 424, repro. opposite p. 300.
1931
Flechsig, Eduard. Albrecht Dürer: Sein Leben und seine künstlerische Entwickelung. 2 volumes. Berlin, 1931: II: 232, no. 385.
1937
Tietze, Hans, and Erika Tietze-Conrat. Kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke Albrecht Dürers. 2nd ed. 2 volumes in 3. Basel, 1938: no. 823.
1937
Winkler, Friedrich. Die Zeichnungen Albrecht Dürers. 4 vols. Berlin, 1937: IV: no. 820
1945
Panofsky, Erwin, Albrecht Dürer. 2nd revised ed. 2 vols. London, 1945: 1291.
1974
Strauss, Walter L. The Complete Drawings of Albrecht Dürer. 6 volumes. New York, 1974: IV: no. 1521/23.
1982
Strieder, Peter. Albrecht Dürer Paintings, Prints, Drawings. New York, 1982: no. 1946.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 661, no. 1038, color repro.
1995
Martinez, Benjamin and Jacqueline Block. Visual Forces: An Introduction to Design. 2nd edition, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1995: 120, fig. A.
2005
Michelman, Dorothea S. "A German Treasure Trove: The National Gallery of Art." German Life (June/July 2005): 43, repro.
2010
Eichenberger, Dagmar. “Dürer and the Netherlands: Patterns of Exchange and Mutual Admiration.” In The Essential Dürer, edited by Larry Silver and Jeffrey Chipps Smith. Philadelphia, 2010: 115, fig. 9.2.
2013
Robison, Andrew. "The Drawings of Albrecht Dürer." In exh. cat. Albrecht Dürer: Master Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints from the Albertina. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2013: 42, repr. p. 41 (color).