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Marks and Labels

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


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

Exhibition History
Rosenwald Collection: An Exhibition of Recent Accessions of Prints and Drawings, NGA, 1950, no. 30, repro.
100 Masterpieces of the Print, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1952, no cat.
Masterpieces from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1954, no catalogue.
Masterpieces of Graphic Art. From the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, NGA, 1956, no cat.
Prints from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, University of Nebraska Art Galleries, Lincoln, 1959, no catalogue.
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, no. 8.
Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Prints from the Rosenwald Collection, Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia, Fredericksburg, VA, 1971, no. 16, repro.
Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Prints from the Rosenwald Collection, Saint John's College, Santa Fe, NM, 1971, no catalogue.
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. 52.
The Baroque Woodcut, NGA, 2007 - 2008, no cat.
The Art of Power: Royal Armor and Portraits from Imperial Spain, NGA, 2009, no. 7, repro.
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.
The Last Knight: The Art, Armor, and Ambition of Maximilian I, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2019-2020, no. 107.
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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