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Inscription

falsely dated, upper center in white and black ink: 1514 (originally 1544); inscribed below date by a later hand: AD

Provenance

Mr. [d. 1970] and Mrs. Lester Francis Avnet, Great Neck, Long Island, NY; purchased 19 October 1971 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1974
NGA Recent Acquisitions 1974, no. 9 (as Nuremberg Master (Monogrammist P.S.?)
1978
NGA Master Drawings 1978, p. 27.
Bibliography
1982
Kaufmann 1982, 5 (as Master HWG (?)).
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 661, no. 1041, color repro.
1985
Kaufmann, Thomas Dacosta. "A Census of Drawings from the Holy Roman Empire, 1540-1680, in North American Collections" Central European History xviii, 1 (1985):4-13, 70-74, 94.