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Inscription

Monogram on headress of fourth woman from right: FML; on skirt of third woman from left: SACHSEN; across bottom beneath figures: F. (twice), I. (five times)

Provenance

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

Bibliography
1974
Recent Acquisitions and Promised Gifts: Sculptures, Drawings, Prints. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1974:217.
1982
Kaufmann, 1982, No. 14 (as "Eight Women in Old German Costume").
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, 91.