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Melchior Lorck (aka Melchior Lorch)

(Flensburg, Germany, 1527 - after 1588, Copenhagen, Denmark)

Portrait of Martin Luther, 1548
Engraving on paper
9 7/8 x 6 5/8 in. (25.08 x 16.83 cm)

Creation Place: Europe, Danish
Technique: Engraving
Credit Line: Pomona College Collection
Accession Number: P2021.5.2

Cabinet Brentano-Birckenstock (Lugt 345). Bassenge auction, lot 5608, Berlin, November 2020. Purchased by the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College on March 16, 2021 from C. G. Boerner, New York.

Recto, worked into plate across bottom of image: "MELCHIOR LORCK FLENSBVRGEN. FACIEBAT. AN D. 1548. SVAE AETATIS. 2I". Extensive text worked into plate for upper left corner of image. Text and a coat of arms worked into plate for upper right corner of image.
Verso: Collector note handwritten in graphite and collector's stamp in blue ink, both in bottom left quadrant.

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