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Inscription

lower right on cartello in nearly effaced letters: ANDREAS...

Provenance

Baron Kinnaird, Rossie Priory, Inchture, Perthshire, Scotland. Probably purchased 1935 in England by Longhi; sold that same year to (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence);[1] sold 1954 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[2] gift 1961 to NGA.

Bibliography
1956
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: 170, no. 67, repro., as Pietà.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 175, repro., as Pietà.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 124, as Pietà.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 111, repro., as Pietà.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 139, fig. 332.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 330, repro., as Pietà.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:435-436, II:pl. 315, as Pietà.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 100, no. 68, color repro., as Pietà.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 378, repro., as Pietà.
1988
Wheeler, Marion, ed. His Face: Images of Christ in Art: Selections from the King James Version of the Bible. New York, 1988: 127, no. 98, color repro.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 98, no. 72, color repro.
2005
Sander, Jochen. Hans Holbein D.J. Tafelmaler in Basel 1515-1532. Munich, 2005: 223, nt. 146.