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lower left verso in pen and brown ink: AD

Provenance

Prince Heinrich Lubomirski, Przeworsk, Poland [1770-1850], by 1823; transferred by his heirs to the Lubomirski Museum in the Ossolinski Library, Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukraine) 1869 (inv. 8296); on 2 January 1940, by decree of the People's Commissars of the Ukranian Soviet Socialist Republic, the Ossolinski Library ceased as a separate institution and was combined with other libraries into the L'vov branch of the Library of the Ukranian Academy of Sciences; German troops took L'vov in June 1941, and in July K. Muhlmann, the German special representative for works of art, took the Lubomirski Dürer drawings to Adolf Hitler in Berlin; in the possession of the German military until 1945, mainly at the Reich Chancellery; discovered in a salt mine near Salzburg, Austria, and taken to the Munich Central Collecting Point, April 1945; restituted to Prince Georg Lubomirski, Switzerland, 1950; (Colnaghi's, London, 1954); Dr. and Mrs. Vitale Bloch (sale, London, Sotheby's, 28 June 1962, lot 87); private collection, Nuremberg; (Rolf Kistner, Nuremberg); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York, 14 May 1985; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990; gift to NGA, 1991.

Exhibition History
1928
Albrecht Dürer Ausstellung, Germanisches Museum, Nuremberg, 1928, no. 359.
1957
Exhibition of Old Master Drawings, P.&D. Colnaghi, London, 1957, no. 27.
1961
German Art, 1400-1800 from Collections in Great Britain, Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, 1961, no. 113.
1971
Albrecht Dürer, 1471-1971, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, 1971, no. 480.
1986
Dibujos de los siglos XIV al XX: Colección Woodner, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1986-87, no. 61.
1986
Meisterzeichnungen aus Sechs Jahrhunderten: Die Sammlung Ian Woodner, Haus der Kunst, Munich only, 1986, no. III.
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, no. 46.
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 57.
1992
Dürer to Diebenkorn: Recent Acquisitions of Works of Art on Paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1992, no. 2.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 18.
1997
Six Centuries/Six Artists, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
2013
Albrecht Dürer: Master Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints from the Albertina. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2013 (exhibited hors catalogue).
Bibliography
1927
Lippmann, Friedrich and Friedrich Winkler. Zeichnungen von Albrecht Dürer in Nachbildungen. 7 volumes. Berlin, 1927: VI, 739.
1927
Reitlinger, H.S. "An Unknown Collection of Dürer Drawings." The Burlington Magazine 1 (1927): 159.
1927
Winkler, Friedrich. "The Collection of Dürer Drawings at Lemberg (Galicia)." Old Master Drawings 5 (1927): 16.
1928
Beenken, H. "Zeichnungen von Albrecht Dürer in Nachbildungen." Jahrbuch für Kunstwissenschaft, Leipzig (1928): 116.
1928
Tietze, Hans, and Erika Tietze-Conrat. Kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke Albrecht Dürers. 2 volumes in 3. Augsburg, 1928-34: no. 169
1929
Gebarowicz, M. and Hans Tietze. Albrecht Dürers Zeichnungen im Lubomirski-Museum in Lemberg. Vienna, 1929: no. 5.
1931
Flechsig, Eduard. Albrecht Dürer: Sein Leben und seine künstlerische Entwickelung. 2 volumes. Berlin, 1931: II, 145, 195-6, 568, no. 493.
1936
Winkler, Friedrich. Die Zeichnungen Albrecht Dürer. 4 volumes. Berlin, 1936-9: 2: no. 419.
1937
Tietze, Hans, and Erika Tietze-Conrat. Kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke Albrecht Dürers. 3 vols. Basel and Leipzig, 1937: 1:no. 169 (recto), 170 (verso).
1942
Winkler, Friedrich. Die Zeichnungen Hans Süss von Kulbachs and Hans Leonard Schäufeleins. Berlin, 1942: under no. 8.
1943
Friend, Albert M., Jr. "Dürer and the Hercules Borghese-Piccolomini." Art Bulletin 25 (1943): 43-9, fig. 6.
1943
Panofsky, Erwin. Albrecht Dürer. 2 vols. Princeton, 1943: 86, 262, 266, no. 1596 (recto), 1597 (verso), mentioned under no. 1627(6).
1952
Musper, H. TH. Albrecht Dürer: Der Gegenwärtige Stand, Der Forschung. Stuttgart, 1952: 112, 332.
1956
Fröhlich-Bum, L. "Handzeichnungen alter Meister in London." Die Weltkunst (1956): 10.
1957
Winkler, Friedrich. Albrecht Dürer: Leben und Werk. Berlin, 1957: 146.
1964
Schadendorf, Wulf. Eine Proportionsstudie aus dem Jahre 1500. Fürth, 1964.
1966
Rupprich, Hans. Dürer: Schriftlicher Nachlass. Berlin, 1966: II, 37.
1974
Strauss, Walter L. The Complete Drawings of Albrecht Dürer. 6 volumes. New York, 1974: II, no. 1500/36 (recto), 1500/37 (verso).
1995
Jones, Jennifer. "The Woodner Collections at the National Gallery." Drawing 17 (September-October 1995): 49-53.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: nos. 18a and 18b.
1997
Richler, Martha. National Gallery of Art, Washington: A World of Art. London, 1997: 56, fig. 15, 17.
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: 28, repr. pp. 30-31 (recto and verso)(color).