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image of Mary, Queen of Heaven Master of the Saint Lucy Legend (artist)
Netherlandish, active c. 1480 - c. 1510
Mary, Queen of Heaven, c. 1485/1500
oil on panel
painted surface: 199.2 x 161.8 cm (78 7/16 x 63 11/16 in.) overall (panel): 201.5 x 163.8 cm (79 5/16 x 64 1/2 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.2.13
On View
From the Tour: Netherlandish and Spanish Altarpieces in the Late 1400s and Early 1500s
Object 6 of 6

1934Garcia Sáinz de Baranda, Julián. Medina de Pomar. Como Lugar Arqueológico y Centro de Turisma de las Merindades de Castilla-Vieja. Alcala de Henares, 1934: 88.
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: 182, no. 80, repro.
1951Frankfurter, Alfred. "Interpreting Masterpieces. Twenty-four Paintings from the Kress Collection." Art News 50 (1951): 101-102, repro. 104, 101.
1952Frankfurter, Alfred M. "Interpreting Masterpieces: Twenty-four Paintings from the Kress Collection." Art News Annual 16 (1952): 101-102, repro. 104
1952Walker, John. "Your National Gallery of Art After 10 Years." National Geographic Magazine 101 no. 1 (January 1952): 76, repro. 100.
1955Shapley, Fern Rusk. "The National Gallery of Art at Washington: Acquisitions 1945-1955." The Studio 150 (July 1955): 6.
1957Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 21
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 286, repro.
1959Verhaegen, Nicole. "Le Maître de la Légende de sainte Lucie. Précisions sur son oeuvre." Bulletin de l'Institut royal du Patrimoine artistique 2 (1959): 81-82.
1960Broadley Hugh T. Flemish Painting in the National Gallery of Art (Booklet no. 5 in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC). Washington, 1960: 26-27, color repro.
1961Goldblatt, Maurice. Deux grands maîtres français. Paris, 1961: 42, 44, fig. 21.
1961Baudouin, Frans. "Der Meister des Bartholomäusaltares und die südniederländische Malerei des 15. Jahrhunderts." Wallraf-Richartz-Jahrbuch 23 (1961): 357-358.
1961Seymour, Charles. Art Treasures for America: An Anthology of Paintings & Sculpture in the Samuel H. Kress Collection. London, 1961: 68, 218, fig. 61, color fig. 62.
1961Verhaegen, Nicole. "Un important retable du Maître de la Légende de sainte Lucie conservé à Tallinn." Bulletin de l'Institut royal du Patrimoine artistique 4 (1961): 143.
1962Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 58, color repro.
1963Winternitz, Emanuel. "On Angel Concerts in the 15th Century: A Critical Approach to Realism and Symbolism in Sacred Painting." The Musical Quarterly 49 (1963): 263, 459-460, pl. 5. (Reprinted as Musical Instruments and their Symbolism in Western Art New York, 1967: 145-149, pl. 66, 67).
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 106, repro.
1964Kenney, Sylvia. Walter Frye and the Contenance Angloise. New Haven and London, 1964: 153-155, pls. 6-9.
1964Gaya Nuño, Juan Antonio. Pintura europea perdida por España, de van Eyck a Tiépolo. Madrid, 1964: 27, no. 32, pl. X.
1965Eisler, Colin. "The Sittow Assumption." Art News 64 (September, 1965): 35-37, fig. 6.
1965Chrisman, Jo, and Charles B. Fowler. "Music Performance in a Renaissance Painting." Music Educators' Journal (November/December, 1965): 93-98, pls. I-VIII and cover.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 87
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:90-91, color repro.
1966Schiller, Gertrud. Ikonographie der christlichen Kunst. 6 vols. Gütersloh, 1966-1990: 4, pt. 2: 170, 258 436, fig. 776.
1967Friedländer, Max J. Early Netherlandish Painting. 14 vols. in 16. Brussels and Leiden, 1967-1976: 6,part 2(1971):115, Add. 277, pl. 257.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture: Illustrations (Companion to the Summary Catalogue, 1965). Washington, 1968: 76, no. 1096, repro.
1969Rensch, Roslyn. The Harp. Its History, Technique and Repertoire. London, 1969: 56-57.
1970Meyer-Baer, Kathi. Music of the Spheres and the Dance of Death. Princeton, 1970: 170-171, fig. 82.
1970Cooke, Hereward Lester. The National Gallery of Art in Washington. Munich and Ahrbeck/Hanover, 1970: 64-65, color fig. 29.
1975Winternitz, Emanuel. "Secular Musical Practice in Sacred Art." In The Secular Spirit: Life and Art at the End of the Middle Ages. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975: 230, repro. 231.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue (National Gallery of Art). Washington, 1975: 226-227, no. 1096, repro.
1975Carapezza, Paolo. "Regina angelorum in musica picta. Walter Frye e il `Maître au Feuillage Brodé.'" Revista italiana di musicologia 10 (1975): 135-136, 152-154, pl. 4.
1975Fischer, Pieter. Music in Paintings of the Low Countries in the 16th and 17th Centuries. Amsterdam, 1975: 8, fig. 9, 10.
1976Mirimonde, Albert P. de. "La musique chez les peintres de la fin de l'ancienne école de Bruges." Jaarboek van het Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen (1976): 42-51, figs. 17-23.
1976Mirimonde, Albert P. de. "Le sablier, la musique et la danse dans les `Noces de Cana' de Paul Véronèse." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 88 (1976): 134.
1976Vos, Dirk de. "Nieuwe toeschrijvingen aan de Meester van de Lucialegende alias de Meester van de Rotterdamse Johannes op Patmos." Oud Holland 90 (1976): 157.
1976Larsen, Erik. Review of Friedländer 1971, vol. 6. In Art Journal 35 (1976): 298.
1977Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 61-63, figs. 54, 55, as The Assumption and Coronation of the Immaculately Conceived Virgin by The Master of the St. Lucy Legend and Assistant, color repro detail.
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).
1979Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 52-53, pl. 34.
1980Châtelet, Albert. Early Dutch Painting. New York, 1981: 227, no. 102.
1982Roberts, Ann. "The Master of the Legend of Saint Lucy: A Cataloque and Critical Essay." Ph.D. diss., University of Pennsylvania (1982): 92-95, 154-159, 185, 190, 194, 202-207, 219-222, cat. no. 7, figs. 13, 14.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 136, no. 133, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 258, repro.
1986Hand, John Oliver and Martha Wolff. Early Netherlandish Painting. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, 1986: 177-183, repro. 178.
1991Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 185, 186, color repro.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 43, repro.
1998Pinson, Yona. “Music." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 2:636.
1998Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane. "Virgin/Virginity." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 2:905.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 52-53, no. 37, color repro.
2011Weniger, Matthias. Sittow, Morros, Juan de Flandes: Drei Maler aus dem Norden am Hof Isabellas der Katholischen. Kiel, 2011: 130, no. N49.

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