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Provenance

Dr. Antal Geber [1879-1962], Budapest, Hungary, by 1924; gift 1946 to Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Geber, Chevy Chase, Maryland; gift 1989 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1924
Budapest Collectors' Medal and Plaquette Exhibit, Budapest Museum of Fine Arts, 1924, no. 2458 (cat. by K. Csánsyi).
1930
Ausstellung Alter Kirchlicher Kunst, Iparmüvészeti Muzeum, Budapest, 1930, no. 145, pl. 19.
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1991, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1998
A Collector's Cabinet, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1998, no. 99, as Pietà, after El German, German (possibly Augsburg).
Bibliography
1947
Aggházy, Mária. "Pietà; Egy barokk motivumvándorlás kerdése," Regnum 6 (1947): 3-13, esp. 5-6, no. II.3, 8, fig. 9.
1975
Weber, Ingrid. Deutsche, Niederländische und Französische Renaissanceplaketten 1500-1650. Munich, 1975: 1:232-233, no. 452, note.
1989
Geber, Anthony. "Name Inscriptions: Solution or Problem?." In Italian Plaquettes. Ed. by Alison Luchs. Studies in the History of Art 22 (1989): 254-259, fig. 12.
2007
Zanuso, Susanna. "Scuola italiana del XVI secolo, Pietà." In Di Lorenzo, Andrea, and Frangi, Francesco, eds. La raccolta Mario Scaglia: Dipinti e sculture, medaglie e placchette da Pisanello a Ceruti. Exh. cat. Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, 2007: 130.