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  • Title: Saint Sebastian
  • Creator: German 15th Century
  • Date Created: 1440/1460
  • Physical Dimensions: sheet: 29.4 x 20 cm (11 9/16 x 7 7/8 in.) overall (external frame dimensions): 59.7 x 44.5 cm (23 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)
  • Provenance: (sale, C.G. Boerner, Leipzig, Cat. 175, 6-9 May 1930, no. 516); Martin Aufhäuser [1875-1944], Munich, Holland, and Los Angeles; [1] purchased by Lessing J. Rosenwald (L. Supp. 1760c), Jenkintown, PA, 1939; gift to NGA, 1943. [1] For complete information on Aufhäuser's collection, see Rosenwald Papers, box 9, and Richard S. Field, _Fifteenth Century Woodcuts and Metalcuts_, Washington, D.C., 1965, Preface (np).
  • Medium: woodcut in black, hand-colored in red lake, red-orange, green, yellow, and tan

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