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In block, at upper right: VLRICHVS VARNBVLER ZC.M. D. XII; in block, on cartouche at right: Albertus Durer Noric[u]s hac imagine Vlrichum cognom[en]to / Varnbuler Ro[mani] Caesarei Regimini[s] / in Imperio, a Secretis, simul[ar]chi / gramateum, vt quem amet / vnice, etiam posteriati [vult]t / cognitum reddere c[olore] que / conatur (Albrecht Durer of Nuremberg wishes to make known to posterity and to preserve by this likeness his singular friend, Ulrich surnamed Varnbüler, Chancellor of the Supreme Court of the Roman Empire at the same time privately a distinguished scholar of language. [translation from Bartrum, Giulia. German Renaissance Print, 1490-1550, p.58. London: British Museum Press, 1995.])

Exhibition History
Dürer in America: His Graphic Work, NGA, 1971, no. 204, repro.
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. 48.
Six Centuries/Six Artists, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997.
The Baroque Woodcut, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2007 - 2008
Meder, Joseph. Dürer-Katalog; ein Handbuch über Albrecht Dürers Stiche, Radierungen, Holzschnitte, deren Zustände, Ausgaben und Wasserzeichen. Vienna: Verlag Gilhofer und Ranschburg, 1932. Reprint. New York: Da Capo Press, 1971.
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