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Provenance

Graf von Wilczek, Kreuzenstein, Austria. (E. and A. Silberman Galleries, Inc., New York), by 1940; sold to Janos Scholz [d. 1993], by 1968; bequest 1993 to NGA.[1]

Exhibition History
1940
Arts of the Middle Ages: A Loan Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1940, 83, no. 295, as Lion's Mask by Italian 14th Century (exh. cat. by Georg Swarzenski).
1945
An Exhibition of Medieval Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1945.
1948
Medieval Art Taft Museum, Cincinnati, 1948-1949.
1969
Medieval Art from Private Collections: A Special Exhibition at the Cloisters, The Cloisters, New York, 1968-1969, no. 111, as Door pull by Austrian XV Century (cat. by Carmen Gómez-Moreno).
Bibliography
1981
Mende, Ursula. Die Türzieher des Mittelalters. Berlin, 1981: 118-120, 176, 185, 293-294, cat. 196, fig. 314.