(Benedict & Co., Berlin); probably from whom acquired by William R. Timken [1866-1949], New York, by 1928; by inheritance to his widow, Lillian Guyer Timken [1881-1959], New York; bequest 1960 to NGA.
- Loan Exhibition of Paintings From Memling, Holbein and Titian to Renoir and Picasso, Reinhardt Galleries, New York, 1928, no. 7.
- Van Diemen Galleries, New York, 1929.
- The Art of Venice: An Exhibition of Five Works of Venetian Masters on extended loan from The Lending Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Tampa Bay Art Center, University of Tampa, Florida, 1967-1969, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
- Loan to display with permanent collection, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1969-1970.
- Loan to display with permanent collection, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, 1993-1996.
- Venturi, Adolfo. Storia dell’arte italiana. 11 vols. Milan, 1901-1940: 9, part 4(1929):678, fig. 483.
- Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 129, as Pietà.
- European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 116, repro., as Pietà.
- European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 344, repro., as Pietà.
- Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:475-476, II:pl. 340, as Pietà.
- European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 394, repro., as Pietà.