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Marks and Labels

recto, lower right corner below artist's name, in black ink: Friedrich August II (Lugt 971)

Provenance

Friedrich August II, King of Saxony [1797-1854] (Lugt 971); (William H. Schab, New York); purchased by Lessing J. Rosenwald [1891-1979], 1948; gift to NGA, 1948.

Exhibition History
1950
Rosenwald Collection: An Exhibition of Recent Accessions of Prints and Drawings, NGA, 1950, no. 30, repro.
1952
100 Masterpieces of the Print, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1952, no cat.
1954
Masterpieces from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, NGA, 1954, no cat.
1956
Masterpieces of Graphic Art. From the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, NGA, 1956, no cat.
1959
University of Nebraska Art Galleries, Lincoln, NE, 1959, no cat.
1962
Color in Prints: an Exhibition of European and American Color Prints from 1500 to the Present, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, 1962-1963.
1971
Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Prints from the Rosenwald Collection, Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia, Fredericksburg, VA, 1971, no. 16, repro.
1971
St. John's College, Santa Fe, NM, 1971, no cat.
1973
Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Prints of Northern Europe from the National Gallery of Art Rosenwald Collection, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1973, no. 52.
2007
The Baroque Woodcut, NGA, 2007 - 2008, no cat.
2009
The Art of Power: Royal Armor and Portraits from Imperial Spain, NGA, 2009, no. 7, repro.
2012
Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings, 1475 - 1540, NGA, 2012; Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin, 2014; Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, 2014, no. 82, repro.
Bibliography
1949
Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. German engravings, etchings and woodcuts ca. 1400-1700. 8 vols. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-1868. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger.
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