Marks and Labels
Reverse bears former inventory number P. 19 (for Plaquette no. 19) in black ink (Bode/Thieme 1897/1906), and 17 in white paint (Hainauer/Duveen 1908).
Oscar Hainauer [d. 1894], Berlin; his wife, Julie Hainauer, Berlin; acquired 1906 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); by exchange 21 October 1920 to Joseph E. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; gift 1942 to NGA.
- Bode, Wilhelm von, ed. Die Sammlung Oscar Hainauer / The Collection of Oscar Hainauer. [bound as one volume, English and German pages interleaved in one page sequence] Berlin, 1897 and London, 1906: 86, no. 160 (Plaquette no. 19), as Paduan, c. 1450.
- A Cabinet of One Hundred & Thirty-Three Bronze Plaques and Medals of the Renaissance Period from the Collection of the Late Herr Oscar Hainauer of Berlin. Ed. Duveen Brothers. London, n.d. (but 1908): no. 17, repro.
- Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 15.
- Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 14, no. 4.
- Palmer, Allison Lee. "The Walters' Madonna and Child Plaquette and Private Devotional Art in Early Renaissance Italy." The Journal of the Walters Art Museum 59 (2001): 74, fig. 2.