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upper center in pen and brown ink: 1514

Marks and Labels

verso, lower left, stamped in black ink: William Mitchell (Lugt 2638)

Provenance

William Mitchell [ d. 1908], Australia and London (Lugt 2638); Princes of Liechtenstein, Vienna (Lugt 4398); purchased 20 April 1948 through (Walter Felichenfeldt, Zurich) by Lessing J. Rosenwald, Jenkintown, PA;[1] gift to NGA in 1950.

Exhibition History
1948
Seventy Master Drawings, Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1948-1949, no. 20.
1950
Rosenwald Collection: An Exhibition of Recent Acquisitions, NGA, 1950, no. 51, repro.
1953
Landscape Drawings & Water-colors: Bruegel to Cézanne, Pierpont Morgan Library, 1953, no. 2.
1953
Masterpieces of Graphic Art from the Rosenwald Collection, NGA, 1953-1954.
1954
Masterpieces from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, NGA, 1954.
1955
Master Drawings, Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 1955.
1956
Masterpieces of Graphic Art. From the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, NGA, 1956.
1966
Drawings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, NGA, 1966.
1968
University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, 1968.
1969
Prints and drawings of the Danube School: an exhibition of South German and Austrian graphic art of 1500 to 1560, Yale University Art Gallery; City Art Museum of St. Louis; Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1969-1970, no.79, repro.
1978
Master Drawings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art and Promised Gifts, NGA, 1978, pp. 26-27, repro.
1979
Early German Drawings & Prints: Two Recent Acquisitions & Related Works, NGA, 1979, no. 9.
1982
Lessing J. Rosenwald: Tribute to a Collector, NGA, 1982, no. 47, repro.
Bibliography
1930
Halm 1930, 36.
1969
Yale UAG 1969, 79.
1982
Fine, Ruth E. Lessing J. Rosenwald: Tribute to a Collector. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1982, no. 47.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 661, no. 1042, color repro.
2016
Brisman, Shira. "Nachrichten aus Nürnberg: The Annunciation as an Epistolary Address." Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte 79, no. 2 (2016): 208, nt. 13.
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