16 April 2009
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A SILVER REPOUSSÉ PANEL
GERMAN, 17TH CENTURY
Depicting two angels holding the veil of Saint Veronica, in a silver-mounted ebony frame, with a paper label to reverse printed 'BLUMKA GALLERY' and inscribed '0 115'
3 in. (7.5 cm.) high, 4 in. (10 cm.) wide; 4 in. (10 cm.) high, 5 in. (13 cm.) wide overall
with Blumka Gallery, New York.
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On loan to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from 1999 until the present.
Please note this relief is after an engraving by Albrecht Dürer of 1513.
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