National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Madonna and Child [obverse] Albrecht Dürer (artist)
German, 1471 - 1528
Madonna and Child [obverse], c. 1496/1499
oil on panel
overall: 52.4 x 42.2 cm (20 5/8 x 16 5/8 in.) framed: 66.2 x 55.5 x 7.6 cm (26 1/16 x 21 7/8 x 3 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.2.16.a
On View
From the Tour: German Painting and Sculpture in the Late 1400s and 1500s
Object 5 of 12

1934Buchner, Ernst. "Die Sieben Schmerzen Mariä: eine Tafel aus der Werkstatt des Jungen Dürer." Münchner Jahrbuch der bildenden Kunst N.F. 11 (1934): 262, 265, 268-270, fig. 14.
1934Friedländer, Max J. "Eine Unbekannte Dürer-Madonna." Pantheon 14 (1934): 321-324, repro.
1935Waetzoldt, Wilhelm. Dürer und seine Zeit. Vienna, 1935: 210, 331. (English edition, New York, 1950: 141, 227.)
1935Deusch, Werner R. Deutsche Malerei des sechzehnten Jahrhunderts: die Malerei der Dürerzeit. Berlin, 1935: 26, pl. 4, 5.
1936Pilz, Kurt. "Der Totenschild in Nürnberg und seine deutschen Vorstufen: das 14.-15. Jahrhundert." Anzeiger des Germanischen Nationalmuseums 49 (1936-1939): 72.
1937Tietze, Hans, and Erika Tietze-Conrat. Kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke Albrecht Dürers. 3 vols. Basel and Leipzig, 1937: 2:15, no. 130a, repro. 173.
1937Heinemann, Rudolf. Stiftung Sammlung Schloss Rohoncz. 3 vols. Lugano-Castagnola, 1937: 1:47, no. 127, 2:color pl. 30.
1943Panofsky, Erwin. Albrecht Dürer. 2 vols. Princeton, 1943: 1:42, 2:10, no. 25.
1949"Die Sammlung Thyssen der Öffentlichkeit zugänglich." Die Weltkunst 19 (1 September 1949): 8.
1950Waetzoldt, Wilhelm. Dürer and His Times. New York, 1950: 141, 227.
1951Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1945-1951. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 190-192, no. 84, repro.
1951Winkler, Friedrich. "Hans Wechtlins 'Schöne Maria'." Berliner Museen N.F. 1 (1951): 9, 11, fig. 2.
1952Walker, John. "Your National Gallery of Art After 10 Years." National Geographic Magazine 101 no. 1 (January 1952): 74.
1952Frankfurter, Alfred M. "Interpreting Masterpieces. Twenty-four Paintings from the Kress Collection." Art News Annual (1952): 111-112, repro. 106.
1954Tietze, Hans. Treasures of the Great National Galleries. New York, 1954: 117.
1956Shapley, Fern Rusk. National Gallery of Art. Portfolio Number 5: Masterpieces from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. Washington, 1956: no. 5, repro.
1957Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 30
1957Winkler, Friedrich. Albrecht Dürer--Leben und Werk. Berlin, 1957: 77-78, 138, fig. 37.
1960Broadley Hugh T. German Painting in the National Gallery of Art (Booklet no. 9 in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC). Washington, 1960: 4, 20-21, color repro.
1961Longhi, Roberto. "Una Madonna del Dürer a Bagnacavallo." Paragone 139 (1961): 5-7.
1961Seymour, Charles. Art Treasures for America: An Anthology of Paintings & Sculpture in the Samuel H. Kress Collection. London, 1961: 80, 81, 83, 210, color fig. 73.
1962Neugass, Fritz. "Die Auflösung der Sammlung Kress." Die Weltkunst 32 (1 January, 1962): 4.
1962Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 70.
1962Lüdecke, Heinz. "Dürer und Italien." In Dezennium 1: Zehn Jahre VEB Verlag der Kunst. Dresden, 1962: 292-293, repro.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 116, repro. 117.
1964Lüdecke, Heinz. "Albrecht Dürer und Italien." Bildende Kunst no. 2 (1964): 75, 77, repro.
1965Grote, Ludwig. Dürer: Biographical and Critical Study. Translated by Helga Harrison. Geneva, 1965: 49, 51, repro. 50.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 45
1966Benesch, Otto. German Painting. From Dürer to Holbein, transl. H.S.B. Harrison. Geneva, 1966: 19-20, repro. 18.
1966Musper, Heinrich Theodor. Albrecht Dürer. Translated by Robert Eric Wolf. New York, [1966]: 24.
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:110-111, color repro.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture: Illustrations (Companion to the Summary Catalogue, 1965). Washington, 1968: 38, no. 1099, repro.
1968Gandolf, Giampaolo et al. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Great Museums of the World. New York, 1968: 13, 102, 103, color repro.
1968Zampa, Giorgio and Angela Ottino della Chiesa, L'opera completa di Dürer. Milan, 1968: 95, no. 50a, pl. 9.
1971Lanckoronska, Maria Gräfin. Neue Neithart-Studien. Neithart bei Dürer, zur Dokumentation und zum neu entdeckten Werk von Matthäus Gotthart Neithart. Baden-Baden, 1971: 55-60, figs. 28-29.
1971Hofmann, Walter Jürgen. Über Dürers Farbe. Nürnberg, 1971: 43 nt. 105, 87.
1971Anzelewsky, Fedja. Albrecht Dürer. Das Malerische Werk. Berlin, 1971: 28-29, 71, 90, 93, 140-142, no. 43, fig. 20, pls. 39, 41-44. (Rev. ed. 1991: 27, 71, 91, 142, no. 43, color pl. 40-41, 45-47.)
1971Mende, Matthias. "1471-Albrecht Dürer-1971." The Connoisseur 176 (1971): 165.
1972Lüdecke, Heinz. Albrecht Dürer. New York, 1972: 14, fig. 2.
1973Oehler, Lisa. "Das Dürermonogramm auf Werken der Dürerschule." Städel-Jahrbuch N.F. 4 (1973): 72, fig. 63.
1974Stechow, Wolfgang. "Recent Dürer Studies." The Art Bulletin 56, no. 2 (June 1974): 260.
1975Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 148-149, no. 160, repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue (National Gallery of Art). Washington, 1975: 116-117, no. 1099, repro.
1975Paltrinieri, Marisa and Franco De Poli. I Geni dell'arte: Dürer. Milan, 1975: 34, 63, 93, repro.
1976Mende, Matthias. Albrecht Dürer: Das Frühwerk bis 1500. Herrsching, 1976: 68-69, fig. 30.
1976Strieder, Peter. Dürer. Milan, 1976: 40-41, 180, no. 11, repros.
1977Pope-Hennessy, John. "Completing the Account." Review of Colin Eisler, Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, London 1977. Times Literary Supplement no. 3927 (17 June 1977).
1977Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 12-16, figs. 11-14, color repro.
1979Westrum, Geerd. Altdeutsche Malerei. Munich, 1979: 84-86, repro.
1979Ruggeri, Ugo. Dürer. Bologna, 1979: 22-23, no. 4, color repro.
1980Anzelewsky, Fedja. Dürer--vie et oeuvre. Translated by Monique Fuchs. Fribourg, 1980: 74, 76, 78, 86, 87, color fig. 70.
1982Abrams, Richard I. and Warner A. Hutchinson. An Illustrated Life of Jesus, From the National Gallery of Art Collection. Nashville, 1982: 40-41, color repro.
1982Anzelewsky, Fedja. Dürer. His Art and Life. Translated by Heide Grieve. London, 1982: 70, 82, fig. 70-71.
1982Strieder, Peter. Albrecht Dürer. Paintings. Prints. Drawings. Translated from German by Nancy M. Gordon and Walter L. Strauss. New York, 1982: 318-319, fig. 418.
1983Wolff, Martha. German Art of the Late Middle Ages and Renaissance in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: unpaginated, repro.
1984Sgarbi, Vittorio. Fondazione Magnani-Rocca. Capolavori della Pittura Antica. Milan, 1984: 74.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 148-149, no. 154, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 141, repro.
1990Dülberg, Angelica. Privatportäts. Geschichte und Ikonologie einer Gattung im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert. Berlin, 1990 : 297, no. 341, figs. 325-326.
1991Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 187, color repro.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 60-1, repro.
1993Ezendam, Yolanda. Dürer. Translated by Mauro Liloni. Milan, 1993: fig. 19.
1993Hand, John Oliver, with the assistance of Sally E. Mansfield. German Paintings of the Fifteenth through Seventeenth Centuries. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, 1993: 51-60, color repros. 53-54.
1994Kamekura, Yusaku and Kijima, Shunsuke. Jozo ["Portraits of Women"]. Tokyo, 1994: 187, repro.
1995Löcher, Kurt. Review of German Paintings of the Fifteenth through Seventeenth Centuries, by John Oliver Hand with the assistance of Sally E. Mansfield. Kunstchronik 43 no. 1 (January 1995): 15.
1999Dunkerton, Jill. "North and South: Painting Techniques in Venice." In Renaissance Venice and the North: Crosscurrents in the Time of Bellini, Dürer and Titian. Exh. cat. Palazzo Grassi, 1999. Venice, 1999: 101.
1999Aikema, Bernard and Beverly Louise Brown. "Venice: Where North Meets South." In Renaissance Venice and the North: Crosscurrents in the Time of Bellini, Dürer and Titian. Exh. cat. Palazzo Grassi, 1999. Venice, 1999: 22, 24, color repro.
2001Mende, Matthias. "Dürer, Albrecht." In Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon: Die bildenden Künstler aller Zeiten und Völker. Munich and Leipzig, 1992-[unfinished] [vols.] Munich and Leipzig, 2001: 30:301.
2003Schmid, Wolfgang. Dürer als Unternehmer: Kunst, Humanismus und Ökonomie in Nürnberg um 1500. Trier, 2003: 100-101, fig. 9.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 142-143, no. 111, color repro.
2009Gariff, David, Eric Denker, and Dennis P. Weller. The World's Most Influential Painters and the Artists They Inspired. Hauppauge, NY, 2009: 35, color repro.
2010Wolf, Norbert. Dürer. Munich, 2010: 238, no. 14, repro.
2012Sauerländer, Willibald. “Dürer and Renoir.” New York Review of Books 59, no. 13 (August 16, 2012): 54.
2013Delaney, John K., E. Melanie Gifford, Lisha D. Glinsman, John Oliver Hand, and Catherine Metzger. "Common Painting and Diligent Fiddling: Technical Analysis for Insight into the Divergent Styles of Dürer's 'Madonna and Child'/'Lot and his Daughters'. In The Challenge of the Object / Die Herausforderung des Objekts. 33rd Congress of the International Committee of the History of Art. Nuremberg, 2013: 1036-1040, fig. 1.

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