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center left on scroll: CHA / RIT / AS; center reverse in red paint: F.559 (Prince of Liechtenstein inventory number)


Stefano Bardini [1836-1922], Florence.[1] Prince Johann II of Liechtenstein [1840-1929], Vienna, by 1896;[2] Prince Franz I of Liechtenstein [1853-1938]; Prince Franz Josef II of Liechtenstein [1906-1989]; acquired 2 April 1953 by (J. Seligmann & Co., New York);[3] purchased 1953 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1960 to NGA.

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Valentiner, Wilhelm R. "Giovanni Balducci a Firenze e una scultura di Maso." L’Arte 38 (1935):3, 15, repro. 8.
Freyhan, R. "The Evolution of the Caritas Figure in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries." Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 11 (1948): 68-86, repro. 16d.
Jacques Seligmann & Co., Inc. A Catalogue of Seven Marble Sculptures of the Italian Trecento and Quattrocento from the Collection of his Highness the Prince of Liechtenstein. New York, 1954: 6-7, repro.
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Colllection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1951-56. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida and Fern Rusk Shapley. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1956: 230, no. 92, repro.
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 386, repro.
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 157
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 139, repro.
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 7.
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 621, no. 955, repro.
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 102, repro.
Caglioti, Francesco. "Giovanni di Balduccio at Orsanmichele: The Tabernacle of the Virgin before Andrea Orcagna." In Orsanmichele and the History and Preservation of the Civic Monument. Carlo Brandon Strehlke, ed. Studies in the History of Art 76 Symposium papers 53 (2012):75-110, esp. 84, 104-5 n. 8; repro 76.
Cropper, Elizabeth. "Collaboration, Conservation and Context." National Gallery of Art Bulletin 47 (Fall 2012): 34-35, repro.