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Member of the Starck family, Nuremberg. John (Talbot?), 16th Earl of Shrewsbury [1791-1852], Alton Tower; gift 1839 to St. Mary's College, Oscott, England; sold through (Julius H. Weitzner [1896-1968], London) to (French & Co., New York), by 1976; purchased 1997 by NGA.

Exhibition History

Art Treasures of the United Kingdom: Paintings by Ancient Masters, Art Treasures Palace, Manchester, England, 1857, no. 501, as by School of van Eyck.
Kunst & Tradition. Meisterwerke bedeutender Provenienzen, Bernheimer, Munich, 1989, unnumbered, as Workshop of Michael Wolgemut.
Lucas Cranach. Ein Maler-Unternehmer aus Franken, Festung Rosenberg, Kronach; Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, 1994, no. 98, as Master of the Stötteritz Alter.
Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2000-2001, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Van Eyck to Dürer, Groeningemuseum, Bruges, 2010-2011, no. 222, repro.
The Art of Empathy: The Mother of Sorrows in Northern Renaissance Art and Devotion, The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville, 2013-2014, unnumbered catalogue.


Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 66.
Suckale, Robert. Die Erneuerung der Malkunst vor Dürer. 2 vols. Petersberg, 2009: 1:77-81, 458, figs. 106, 108-112; 2:77, no. 56, 173-176, figs. 915, 916.
Pergam, Elizabeth A. The Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857: Entrepreneurs, Connoisseurs and the Public. Farnham and Burlington, 2011: 313.

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