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upper right, above the Madonna's shoulder, the artist's device, a serpent with folded (?) wings
Marks and Labels
(Probably H. Michels Gallery, Berlin, by 1929). (Van Diemen & Co., New York, by November, 1929). Adolph Caspar Miller, Washington, by April 1937; gift 1953 to NGA.
- Lucas Cranach (1472-1553), Van Diemen Galleries, New York, 1929.
- Paintings and Sculpture Owned in Washington, Phillips Memorial Gallery, Washington, no. 6.
- Friedländer, Max J. and Jakob Rosenberg. Die Gemälde von Lucas Cranach. Berlin, 1932: 87, no. 314, repro. (Rev. ed. The Paintings of Lucas Cranach, Amsterdam, 1978: 147, no. 390, repro.
- Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 33.
- European Paintings and Sculpture: Illustrations (Companion to the Summary Catalogue, 1965). Washington, 1968: 27, repro.
- Calvesi, Maurizio. "Caravaggio o la ricerca della salvazione." Storia dell'arte 9/10 (1971): 98, fig. 7.
- European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 86, repro. 87.
- Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 165, no. 188, repro.
- Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 165, no. 182, color repro.
- European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 104, repro.
- Hand, 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: 31-34, color repro. 33.
- Löcher, 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.
- Wheeler, Marion, ed. His Face--Images of Christ in Art: Selections from the King James Version of the Bible, New York, 1998: 126, no. 15, color repro.
 The wood was identified as beech by Peter Klein, examination report, 5 May 1987, in NGA curatorial files, and by the National Gallery's scientific research department.
Work of Art
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