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Inscription

lower right in brown ink: M va Heemskerck / 1559. Inventor

Provenance

Freiherr Richard von K├╝hlmann [1873-1948]; Curtis O. Baer [1898-1976]; by descent to Dr. and Mrs. George Baer; designated purchase by NGA with funds contributed by Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 1990.

Exhibition History
1955
Symposium of the Graphic Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1955.
1958
Drawings from the Collection of Curtis O. Baer, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Mass., 1958, no. 15.
1985
Master Drawings from Titian to Picasso, The Curtis O. Baer Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, and tour, 1985-1987, no. 27.
1991
Art for the Nation, Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1991, pp. 24-25.
2002
The Sweet Uses of Adversity, Images of the Biblical Job. The Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, Annapolis, 2002, 57, no. 11, and 58, under no. 12.
2007
Fabulous Journeys and Faraway Places: Travels on Paper, 1450 - 1700, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2007
Bibliography
1961
Hoetink, H.R. "Heemskerck en het zestiende eeuwse spiritualisme," Bulletin Museum Boymans-van Beuningen 12, no. 1 (1961): 15.
1977
Oberhuber, Konrad, ed. Renaissance and Baroque Drawings from the Collection of John and Alice Steiner. Exh. cat. Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 1977: 124.
1977
Veldman, Ilja M. Maarten van Heemskerck and Dutch Humanism in the Sixteenth Century. Maarssen, 1977: 62.
1983
Robinson, William, in Old Master Drawings from the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, exh. cat. Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1983: 173.