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Inscription

by later hand, lower left in pen and brown ink: MW; by Josef Camesina de Pomal, lower center verso in pen and black ink: Jos Camesinaj / Pomal 1825.; by Cornelius Ploos van Amstel, lower center verso in pen and brown ink: Wolgemuth f. 1439 / geb. Nuremburg 1492 / 1434 - 1420 / 5.7 1/2 / 6 5d / L

Provenance

Cornelius Ploos van Amstel [1797-1872] (Lugt 3002-3004), Leyden; Josef Camesina de Pomal [1765-1827] (Lugt 429), Vienna. Robert von Hirsch [1883-1977], Basel; (his sale, London, Sotheby's, 20 June 1978, lot 9, as Nuremberg Master); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990.

Exhibition History
1983
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu and tour, 1983-85, no. 38 (as Circle of Hans Pleydenwurff).
1986
Dibujos de los siglos XIV al XX: Colección Woodner, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1986-87, no. 50 (as Circle of Hans Pleydenwurff).
1986
Gothic and Renaissance Art in Nuremberg 1300-1550, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, 1986, no. 39 (as Circle of Hans Pleydenwurff).
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 8.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
2010
Van Eyck to Dürer: Early Netherlandish Painting & Central Europe 1430-1530, Groeningemuseum, Bruges, 2010-2011, no. 127, repro.
Bibliography
1983
Oberhuber, Konrad. "Sur quelques dessins Germaniques." Connaissance dea arts. 376 (1983): 80 (reproduced).
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: no. 8.
2011
Waterman, Joshua P. " Sibyl." In Van Eyck to Dürer: The Influence of Early Netherlandish Painting on European Art, 1430-1530. Edited by Till-Holger Borchert. Exh. cat. Bruges 2010. London, 2011: 291, no. 127, 527, color fig.