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in block: [xylographic texts on banderoles and throughout composition to label picturial elements]

[see Parshall, Peter, and Rainer Schoch. _Origins of European Printmaking: Fifteenth-Century Woodcuts and Their Public._ Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2005, pp. 207-208.]

Provenance

(Heinrich Eisemann, Frankfurt); Martin Aufhäuser [1875-1944], Munich, Holland, and Los Angeles; [1] Lessing J. Rosenwald, Jenkintown, PA; gift to NGA, 1943.

Exhibition History
1941
The First Century of Printmaking 1400-1500, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1941, no. 22, repro.
1949
Ten Centuries of Christian Art, Milwaukee Art Institute, WI, 1949, no catalogue.
1956
Selected Prints from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, City Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, 1956.
1965
Fifteenth-Century Woodcuts and Metalcuts from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, NGA, 1965-1966, no. 282, repro.
1965
Master Prints from the Rosenwald Collection, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1965, no. 15.
1965
Selected 15th Century Prints from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, National Gallery of Art, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, 1965, no. 15.
1973
Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Prints of Northern Europe from the National Gallery of Art Rosenwald Collection, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1973, no. 8, repro.
2005
Origins of European Printmaking: Fifteenth-Century Woodcuts and Their Public, NGA and Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, 2005-2006, no. 57, repro.
Bibliography
1926
Schreiber, Wilhelm Ludwig. Handbuch de Holz- und Metailschnitte des XV Jahrhunderts. 8 vols. Leipzig: Verlag Karl W. Hierseman, 1926-1930.
1965
Field, Richard S. Fifteenth Century Woodcuts and Metalcuts from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.. Exh. cat. Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1965.
1996
Hults, Linda C. The Print in the Western World. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996, 36; fig.1.18.
2000
Kleinschmidt, Harald. Understanding the Middle Ages: The Transformations of Ideas and Attitudes in the Medieval World. New York, 2000: 82-84, fig. 17.
2009
Baskins, Cristelle Louise, Adrian W.B. Randolph, Jacqueline Marie Musacchio, Alan Chong. The Triumph of Marriage; Painted Cassoni of the Renaissance. Boston, 2009, fig. 37.
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