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150 Years of Print Collecting at the Smithsonian

After Albrecht Dürer, 1471-1528
Portrait of a Young Man
Etching, about 1600
Museum purchase, 1888

In Koehler's day, the inscription on this print, identifying it as a self-portrait by Lucas van Leyden, was taken as fact. It is now recognized as after a drawing by Dürer

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