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inscribed (by another early hand?) in pen and black ink with Durer's monogram, partially cut; verso inscribed in graphite "Collection/du Comte Thibaudiau/Cat. No. 268).

Provenance

William Young Ottley [1771-1836], London; Sir Thomas Lawrence [1769-1830], London, (Lugt 2445); S.G. Liesching, Stuttgart; Count Adolphe-Narcisse Thibeaudeau [1795-1856], Paris; (sale Paris, 20-25 April 1857, 268); private collection, United States; purchased privately (via Robert Light) by NGA, 1972.

Exhibition History
1974
NGA Recent Acquisitions 1974, no. 3.
1978
Master Drawings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art and Promised Gifts, NGA, 1978, pp. 20-21, repro.
1979
Early German Drawings & Prints: Two Recent Acquisitions and Related Works, NGA, no. 5.
1984
German Drawings from a Private Collection. The British Museum, London and tour (Washington only), hors de catalogue.
1991
Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1991-1992, no. 109, repro.
1997
Six Centuries/Six Artists, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997.
2003
Albrecht Dürer, Albertina, Vienna, 2003, no. 22, repro.
2007
Fabulous Journeys and Faraway Places: Travels on Paper, 1450 - 1700, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2007
2013
Albrecht Dürer: Master Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints from the Albertina. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2013 (exhibited hors catalogue).
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 7.
Bibliography
1973
White, Christopher. "An Oriental Ruler on His Throne and The Entombment: Two New Drawings by Albrecht Dürer." Master Drawings 11:4 (1973), 365-369, 372-374.
1974
Recent Acquistiions and Promised Gifts: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1974: 36-37.
1974
Strauss, Walter L. The Complete Drawings of Albrecht Dürer. 6 volumes. New York, 1974: I, no. 1495/18, 294-297.
1982
Strieder, Peter. Albrecht Dürer Paintings, Prints, Drawings. New York, 1982: fig. 126.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 658, no. 1037, color repro.
1987
Albrecht Durer oder Die Heimlichkeit der deutschen Ketzerei. Exh. cat. VCH, Weinheim, 1987: 30-35, 116-119.
1991
Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1991-1992: no. 109.
1992
National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 316, repro.
1995
Martinez, Benjamin and Jacqueline Block. Visual Forces: An Introduction to Design. 2nd edition, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1995: 107, fig. c.
2001
Mittler, Gene A. and James D. Howze. Creating and Understanding Drawings. New York, 2001: 46, fig. 3.10.
2003
Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Alice Hoppe-Harnoncourt. Albrecht Dürer. Vienna, 2003: no. 22, 162.
2005
Michelman, Dorothea S. "A German Treasure Trove: The National Gallery of Art." German Life (June/July 2005): 43, repro.
2013
Robison, Andrew. "The Drawings of Albrecht Dürer." In exh. cat. Albrecht Dürer: Master Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints from the Albertina. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2013: 20-25, repr. pp. 21-22 (recto and verso)(color).
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