National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Dead Christ Supported by an Angel (The Trinity) Rhenish or South Netherlandish 15th Century
Rhenish 15th Century (sculptor)
South Netherlandish 15th Century (sculptor)
The Dead Christ Supported by an Angel (The Trinity), c. 1440
painted and gilded alabaster
overall: 31.1 x 22.6 x 9.8 cm (12 1/4 x 8 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Ralph Harman Booth
1942.11.3
On View
From the Tour: 15th and Early 16th-Century Germany
Object 3 of 8

1923Demmler, Theodor. "German Gothic Sculpture in the Ralph N. [sic] Booth Collection, Detroit." Art in America 11 (June 1923): 165-170, especially 166, fig. 3.
1923Swarzenski, Georg. "Insinuationes Divinae Pietatis." In Festschrift für Adolf Goldschmidt zum 60. Geburtstag am 15. Januar 1923. Leipzig, 1923: 65-74, pl. 13, fig. 1.
1927Panofsky, Erwin. "`Imago Pietatis.' Ein Beitrag zur Typengeschichte des `Schmerzenmanns' und der `Maria Mediatrix'." Festschrift für Max J. Friedländer zum 60. Geburtstag. Leipzig, 1927: 261-308, especially 282.
1942"National Gallery Gets 3 Sculptures." New York Times 6 December, 1942.
1943Swarzenski, Georg. "A Gothic Alabaster Annunciation." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts 41 (1943): 12-19, fig. 6.
1948Recent Additions to the Ralph and Mary Booth Collection. Washington, 1948: unpaginated, repro.
1949Seymour, Charles. Masterpieces of Sculpture from the National Gallery of Art. Washington and New York, 1949: 173, note 11, repro. 46-48.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 165.
1967Osten, Gert von der. "Engelpietà." In Reallexikon zur Deutschen Kunstgeschichte. Vol. 5. Stuttgart, 1967: column 612.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 145.
1975Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 625, fig. 959.
1977Legner, Anton. "Bilder und materialien in der spätgotischen Kunstproduktion." Städel-Jahrbuch n.s., 6 (1977): 169-170, fig. 17 (reversed).
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 625, no. 966, repro., as Upper Rhenish School.
1994Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 188, repro.

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