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image of The Saint Anne Altarpiece: Saint Anne with the Virgin and Child [middle panel] Gerard David and Workshop
Gerard David (painter)
Netherlandish, c. 1460 - 1523
Anonymous Artist (painter)
Gerard David (related artist)
Netherlandish, c. 1460 - 1523
The Saint Anne Altarpiece: Saint Anne with the Virgin and Child [middle panel], c. 1500/1520
oil on panel
painted surface (including addition at top): 232.5 x 96 cm (91 9/16 x 37 13/16 in.) overall (panel): 236.1 x 97.5 cm (92 15/16 x 38 3/8 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.17.b
On View
From the Tour: The Netherlands and France in the 1500s
Object 4 of 8

1845Bover, Joacquin María. Noticia Histórico-Artística de los Museos del Eminetísimo Señor Cardenal Despuig Existentes en Mallorca. Palma, 1845: 178, 194, 195, nos. 152, 207, 216.
1886Justi, Karl. "Altflandrische Bilder in Spanien und Portugal." Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte 21 (1886): 137-138.
1899"Bibliographie." La Chronique des Arts et de la Curiosité 37 (1899): 342.
1900C. H. "Correspondence d'Angleterre. L'Exposition des maîtres anciens à la New Gallery." La Chronique des Arts et de la Curiosité 5 (1900): 43.
1900Friedländer, Max J. "Die Leihausstellung der New Gallery in London, Januar-März 1900.--Hauptsächlich niederländische Gemälde des XV. und XVI. Jahrhunderts." Repertorium für Kunstwissenschaft 23 (1900): 249-250.
1900Lafenestre, Georges. "Les arts à l'Exposition Universelle de 1900. La peinture ancienne." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 3e pér. 24 (1900): 537-538.
1902Hulin de Loo, Georges. Bruges 1902. Exposition de tableaux flamands des XIV, XV et XVI siècles. Catalogue critique. Ghent, 1902: 32-33.
1903Weale, W. H. James. "The Early Painters of the Netherlands as Illustrated by the Bruges Exhibition of 1902." The Burlington Magazine 2 (1903): 39.
1903Dülberg, Franz. "Die Ausstellung altniederländischer Malerei in Brügge." Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst 14 (1903): 141.
1903Friedländer, Max J. "Die Brügger Leihausstellung von 1902." Repertorium für Kunstwissenschaft 26 (1903): 87.
1905Bodenhausen, Eberhard Freiherr von. Gerard David und seine Schule. Munich (1991): 168-172, repro. opp. 168.
1906Friedländer, Max J. "Die Leihausstellung in der Guildhall zu London, Sommer 1906, hauptsächlich niederländische Bilder des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts." Repertorium für Kunstwissenschaft 29 (1906): 579.
1906Sedelmeyer Gallery. Illustrated Catalogue of the Tenth series of 100 Paintings by Old Masters. Paris, 1906: 9, repro. opp. 16.
1907Winkler, Friedrich. "David Gerard." In Thieme-Becker. 37 vols. Leipzig, 1907-1950: 8(1913):453.
1908Catalogue of Paintings forming the Private Collection of P. A. B. Widener. Ashborne, 1908: 155.
1911Bodenhausen, Eberhard Freiherr von, and Wilhelm Valentiner. "Zum Werk Gerard Davids." Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst 22 (1911): 184, 189.
1913Hofstede de Groot, Cornelis, and Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Pictures in the Collection of P.A.B. Widener at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania: Early German, Dutch & Flemish Schools. Philadelphia, 1913: unpaginated, repro.
1914Hundred Masterpieces of the Sedelmeyer Gallery, Paris, 1914: 8, no.2, repro., as by Gerard David.
1916Friedländer, Max J. Von Eyck bis Bruegel. Berlin, 1916, 43, 181.
1921Conway, Martin. The Van Eycks and Their Followers. London, 1916: 286-287.
1924Friedländer, Max. Die altniederländische Malerei. 14 vol. Berlin and Leiden, 1924-1937. Berlin, 1934: 6:97-98, 146, no. 167, pl. 76. (English transl. 14 vols. Leiden, 1967-1976. Leiden, 1971: 6 pt. 2:90-91, 101, no. 167, 132, pl. 181-183.)
1929Erdmann, Kurt. "Orientalische Tierteppiche auf Bildern des XIV. und XV. Jahrhunderts. Eine Studie zu den Anfängen des Orientalischen Knüpfteppichs." Jahrbuch der königlich Preussischen Kunstsammlungen (Jahrbuch der Berliner Museen) 50 (1929): 296.
1931Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1931: 38, repro.
1931Kleinschmidt, Beda. Antonius von Padua in Leben und Kunst, Kult und Volkstum. Düsseldorf, 1931: 197, fig. 162.
1932Laurent, Marcel. "Les Miracles de Saint Antoine de Padoue." Oud Holland 49 (1932): 79, 87-88, fig. 9.
1935Inventory of the Objects d'Art at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, The Estate of the Late P.A.B. Widener. Philadelphia, 1935: 25.
1938Waldmann, E. "Die Sammlung Widener." Pantheon 22 (November 1938): 338, repro. 336.
1942Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 5.
1946Boon, Karel G. Gerard David. Amsterdam, 1946: 46-47, repro.
1948Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1948 (reprinted 1959): 68-69, repro. 68, as Saint Anne, the Virgin and the Christ Child.
1957Marlier, Georges. Ambrosius Benson et la peinture à Bruges au temps de Charles-Quint. Damme, 1957: 46-50.
1960"Neuerwerbungen in den USA." Die Weltkunst 30 (15 January, 1960): 8.
1961Birkmeyer, Karl M. "The Arch Motif in Netherlandish Painting of the Fifteenth Century: A Study in Changing Religious Imagery." The Art Bulletin 43, no. 2 (June 1961): 111-112, fig. 26.
1964Gaya Nuño, Juan Antonio. Pintura Europea Perdida por España, de van Eyck a Tiépolo. Madrid, 1964: nos. 43-45, pl. 25.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 38
1968Cuttler, Charles D. Northern Painting, from Pucelle to Bruegel: Fourteenth, Fifteenth, and Sixteenth Centuries. New York, 1968: 196.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 31, repro.
1969Osten, Gert von der, and Horst Vey. Painting and Sculpture in Germany and The Netherlands 1500 to 1600. Harmondsworth and Baltimore, 1969: 142.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 94, repro.
1976Farmer, John David. "Gerard David's Lamentation and an Anonymous St. Jerome." Museum Studies (The Art Institute of Chicago 8 (1976): 39-57, repro. 47-48.
1980Mundy, Edwin James. "Gerard David Studies." Ph.D. diss., Princeton University (1980): 28-29.
1982Hand, John Oliver. "Saint Anne with the Virgin and the Christ Child by the Master of Frankfurt." Studies in the History of Art 12 (1982): 49 and 52, repro.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 135, no. 126, color repro., as by Gerard David.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 116, repro.
1986Hand, John Oliver and Martha Wolff. Early Netherlandish Painting. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, 1986: 69-74, repro. 68.
1991"Gerard David's Saint Anne Altarpiece" Circle Bulletin no. 8 (Fall 1991).
1992The Saint Anne Altarpiece. Exh. brochure, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1992.
1996Vos, Dirk de. "David, Gerhard." In The Dictionary of Art. Edited by Jane Turner. 34 vols. London, 1996: 8:553.
2008Wolf, Martha, ed. Northern European and Spanish Paintings before 1600 in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection. New Haven, 2008: 201, 201, 203, fig. 3.

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