Overview

No overview available.

Inscription

upper right, above the Madonna's shoulder, the artist's device, a serpent with folded (?) wings

Marks and Labels

null

Provenance

(Probably H. Michels Gallery, Berlin, by 1929).[1] (Van Diemen & Co., New York, by November, 1929).[2] Adolph Caspar Miller, Washington, by April 1937;[3] gift 1953 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1929
Lucas Cranach (1472-1553), Van Diemen Galleries, New York, 1929.
1937
Paintings and Sculpture Owned in Washington, Phillips Memorial Gallery, Washington, no. 6.

Bibliography

1932
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.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 33.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture: Illustrations (Companion to the Summary Catalogue, 1965). Washington, 1968: 27, repro.
1971
Calvesi, Maurizio. "Caravaggio o la ricerca della salvazione." Storia dell'arte 9/10 (1971): 98, fig. 7.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 86, repro. 87.
1975
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 165, no. 188, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 165, no. 182, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 104, repro.
1993
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.
1995
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.
1998
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.

Technical Summary


[1] 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.

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