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Inscription

Signed with monogram on title page

Marks and Labels

C.F.G.R. Schwerdt; Huth

Provenance

Emperor Rudolph of Austria; Lessing J. Rosenwald, Alverthorpe, PA; gift to NGA, 1987.

Exhibition History
1998
A Collector's Cabinet, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1998, no. 76.
1999
From Botany to Bouquets: Flowers in Northern Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1999, no. 45, as Iris from Animalia Rationalia et Insecta (Ignis).
2002
Deceptions and Illusions: Five Centuries of Trompe l'Oeil Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2002-2003, no. 30, as Ignis (Animalia Rationalia et Insecta) Plate 47.
Bibliography
1960
Wegner, Wolfgang. Kurf├╝rst Carl Theodor von der Pfalz als Kunstsammler: zur entstehung und gr├╝ndungsgeschichte des Mannheimer kupferstich- und zeichnungskabinetts. Mannheim, 1960: 13.
1982
Fine 1982, 57.
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, 88.
1986
Hand et al. 1986, 73.
1995
Hendrix, Lee. "Of hirsutes and insects: Joris Hoefnagel and the art of the wondrous." Word and Image. 11 (October-December 1995): 373-390.
1998
Wheelock, Arthur K, Jr.. A Collector's Cabinet. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1998: no. 76.
1999
From Botany to Bouquets: Flowers in Northern Art. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1999: no. 45.
2002
Deceptions and Illusions: Five Centuries of Trompe l'Oeil Painting. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2002-2003: no. 30.