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Inscribed: 1544 (on tree trunk), In tibi que . . . / me descripta . . . / Conscia suprem (on paper held by Death)
48.6 × 58.4 cm (19 1/8 × 23 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Dellora A. Norris
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W.A.P., “The Angell Collection,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 17 (1923), pp. 51–52.
The Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection, 1925, p. 167, no. 2220.
The Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection, 1932, p. 190, no. 2360.23.
Charles L. Kuhn, A Catalogue of German Paintings of the Middle Ages and Renaissance in American Collections, Cambridge, Mass., 1936, p. 38, no. 97, p. 101.
“Recent Accessions of American and Canadian Museums, October–December 1970,” Art Quarterly 34 (1971), pp. 249, 260 (ill.).
Martha Wolff in Martha Wolff et al., Northern European and Spanish Paintings before 1600 in the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 2008, pp. 341-3, ill.
John Warne Gates (d. 1911), Chicago and New York; by descent to his widow, Dellora Baker Gates (d. 1918); by descent to her niece Dellora Angell Norris, St. Charles, Ill.; on loan to the AIC on her behalf from her father, R. F. Angell, from 1923, as by Albrecht Dürer [registrar’s receipt, May 18, 1923]; given by her to the AIC, 1970.
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