on plate: (butterfly); on tab: butterfly 'imp.'; lower right on verso: c.11494' ; 'R 2730' (upside down)
Purchased 14 January 1928 by Lessing Julius Rosenwald [1891-1971], Philadelphia, (Lugt 1760b); gift to NGA, 1943.
Associated NamesRosenwald, Lessing Julius
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