Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00

Inscription

by later hand, lower center in gray ink: AD (monogram)

Provenance

E. Desperet [1804-1864] (Lugt 721), Paris (sale, Paris, Clément, 7-13 June 1865, lot 215); Charles Paravey; (sale, Paris, Féral, 13 April 1878, lot 110); Baron Etienne Martin de Beurnonville [d. 1881]; (sale, Paris, Clément, 16-19 February 1885, lot 147); Martin Le Roy; Marquet de Vasselot (sale, Paris, Palais Galliera, 7 March 1967, lot 57); private collection, Bavaria; (Rolf Kistner, Nuremberg, Germany, November 1985); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York, November 1985; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York; gift to NGA, 1993.





Exhibition History
1971
Albrecht Dürer, 1471-1971, Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nuremberg, 1971, no. 134.
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, no. 44.
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 54.
1993
Nine Old Master Drawings: Recent Gifts from the Woodner Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1993 (checklist only).
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 16.
1997
Six Centuries/Six Artists, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997.
2000
Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2000-2001.
2000
Art for the Nation:Collecting for a New Century, NGA, Washington, D.C., 2000, 136.
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
1909
Leprierue, P. et al. Catalogue Raisonné de la Collection Martin Leroy. V, Paris, 1909: 177-78, no. 36.
1927
Lippmann, Friedrich and Friedrich Winkler. Zeichnungen von Albrecht Dürer in Nachbildungen. 7 volumes. Berlin, 1883-1929: VI, no. 617.
1928
Beenken, H. "Zeichnungen von Albrecht Dürer in Nachbildungen." Jahrbuch für Kunstwissenschaft. (1928): 113.
1931
Flechsig, Eduard. Albrecht Dürer: Sein Leben und Seine Künstlerische Entwickelung. 2 vols. Berlin, 1931: II, 399, no. 203.
1936
Winkler, Friedrich. Die Zeichnungen Albrecht Dürers, 4 volumes. Berlin, 1936: I, no. 36.
1937
Tietze, Hans, and Erika Tietze-Conrat. Kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke Albrecht Dürers, 2 volumes in 3. Basel and Leipzig, 1937: 1:no. 26.
1943
Panofsky, Erwin. Albrecht Dürer, 2 volumes. London, 1943: II, no. 708.
1957
Winkler, Friedrich. Albrecht Dürer, Leben und Werk. Berlin, 1957: 35.
1969
Schadendorf, Wulf. Eine Zeichnung Dürers von 1492/93. Nürnberg, 1969.
1974
Strauss, Walter L. The Complete Drawings of Albrecht Dürer. 6 volumes. New York, 1974: I, no. 1491/7.
1995
Jones, Jennifer. "The Woodner Collections at the National Gallery." Drawing 17 (September-October 1995): 49-53.
2010
Robison, Andrew. "German Drawings for the National Gallery of Art: The Wolfgang Ratjen Collection." NGA Bulletin, Spring 2010: 2, fig. 1.
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: 20, repr. p. 19 (color).