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Inscription

on plate, on plaque at lower left: HIST. / CAP.1.4 [reversed]. / APOC.; on plate, on double-tablet at lower left: [J]OHA / NNES / DV / VET; on verso, in graphite, at lower center: B.26 / R-D 40 / R-D (XI) 40L; on verso, in graphite, at lower left: 142 90; on verso, in black in, at bottom center: 42 93

Marks and Labels

recto, lower right corner, partial stamp in black ink: Friedrich August II (Lugt 972)

Provenance

Friedrich August II, King of Saxony [1797-1854]; (William H. Schab, New York); purchased by Lessing J. Rosenwald [1891-1979], 1947; gift to NGA, 1947.

Exhibition History
1950
Master Prints from the Rosenwald Collection, circulated by the American Federation of Arts to 11 venues (California Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA; Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Museum of Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Grand Rapids Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI; The J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY; Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA; Museum of Art at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO; Norton Gallery and School of Art, West Palm Beach, FL; Watkins Institute, Nashville, TN; and Memphis Academy of Art, Memphis, TN), 1950-1952, no cat.
1954
Renaissance Prints by Lucas van Leyden, Marcantonio Raimondi, and Jean Duvet from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, NGA, 1954-1955, no cat.
Bibliography
1979
Eisler, Colin. The Master of the Unicorn: The Life and Work of Jean Duvet. New York: Abaris Books,1979.
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