on banner at top of cross: INRI
Probably made for, or contemporaneously purchased for, Church of S. Maria degli Angeli, Pistoia [convent suppressed 1867, church closed 1886]; art market, Florence, early 1900s; purchased by Count Giorgio Piccolomini Adami [d. 1943], Siena; by inheritance to Contessa Piccolomini, Siena; private collection, Rome, by 1954; private collection, Switzerland, by 1958; purchased 1968 by (Heim Gallery, London); Angus Hood, England; purchased 13 May 1974 through (Heim Gallery, London) by NGA.
- Recent Acquisitions and Promised Gifts: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1974, no. II, repro.
- Torriti, Piero. Pietro Tacca da Carrara. Genova, 1984: 91, 93 - 96, repro.
- Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 295, repro.
- Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 223, repro.
- National Gallery of Art Special Issue. Connaissance des Arts. Paris, 2000:61.
- Baldry Beccatini, Francesca. Il Crocifisso di Pietro Tacca a Settignano. Restauro di un’inedita cartapesta policroma. Florence, 2001: 24-25, repro.
- Montigiani, Vanessa. In Franca Falletti, ed. Pietro Tacca. Carrara, La Toscana, le grandi corti europee. Exh. cat. Carrara, Centro internazionale delle arti plastiche, 2007: 88-90, repro., n. 100-101.