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Inscription

at top, in halo, in plate: S Jacobus Maior; at top, in banderole, in plate: Qui conseptus est de spirito sancto nati ex maria virgine (Who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary)

Provenance

Albertina, Vienna (duplicate, Lugt 5d); (sale 178, C.G. Boerner, Leipzig, 3 May 1932, no. 29); (Jacob Hirsch, New York); purchased by Lessing J. Rosenwald [1891-1979], 1938; gift to NGA, 1943.

Exhibition History
1941
The First Century of Printmaking 1400-1500, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1941, no. 55b.
1966
Masters of Etching and Engraving from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, Lakeview Center for the Arts and Sciences, Peoria, IL, 1966, no. 1.
1967
Fifteenth Century Engravings of Northern Europe from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., NGA, 1967-1968, no. 21, repro.
Bibliography
1908
Lehrs, Max. Geschichte und kritischer Katalog des deutschen, niederlandischen und franzosischen Kupferstichs im XV. Jahrhundert. 9 vols. and 1 plate vol. Vienna: Gesellschaft fur vervielfaltigende Kunst, 1908-1934.
1925
E.M. Hajos, "Drei Etats der Apostelfolge des Meisters der Berliner Passion," Belvedere, VIII, (Forum), 1925, pp. 8-12.
1967
Shestack, Alan. Fifteenth Century Engravings of Northern Europe from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.. Exh. cat. Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1967: no. 21.
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