12 9/16 x 8 1/4 in. (31.9 x 21 cm)
(1539 - 1591)
(1538 - 1610)
Medium and Support:
Etching on laid paper
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. James H. Lockhart, Jr.
Location: Not currently on view
Sachs (1494-1576) was a shoemaker and a popular meistersinger and poet, immortalized in Richard Wagner's opera "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. "
References: Adam von Bartsch, "Le peintre-graveur," Paris, 1801-21: 19; F. W. Hollstein, "German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts ca. 1400-1700," Amsterdam, 1954--: 11 (iii/iii)
Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1790-1876); his sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, April 16 - May 12, 1877, as lot no. 2364; Ioan C. Cantacuzino (1863-1934), Paris; Otto Schäfer (1912-2000), Schweinfurt, Germany; Galerie Kornfeld, Bern (dealers), sold June 25, 1992, as cat. 138; R. M. Light & Co., Santa Barbara, California (dealers); Dr. and Mrs. James H. Lockhart, Jr., Geneseo, New York; their gift to the Gallery in 1993
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Article Scope: Entry and reproduction.
Candace J. Adelson, ed.
For the Enjoyment of Art: Gifts of Dr. and Mrs. James Lockhart, Jr..
Rochester, New York: University of Rochester Press, 1995.
Nancy E. Green.
For the Enjoyment of Art: The Collection of Dr. and Mrs. James H. Lockhart, Jr. at the Memorial Art Gallery.
Ithaca, NY: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 1996.
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