This panel, and its companion (acc. no. 13.64.3), were once part of a window depicting the ancestry of Christ in the form of a Tree of Jesse. The painter of these windows adopted an angular style of breaking folds of drapery and subtle juxtapositions of often brilliant color, initiating a new style of glass painting in the middle Rhine.
From the Carmelite church, Boppard-am-Rhein.; Count Hermann Pückler, Bad Muskau; Frédéric Spitzer (d. 1890), Paris; [ Duveen Brothers, London, Paris and New York]; Grosvenor Thomas (1856–1923), London (sold 1913)
Catalogue des objets d'art et de haute curiosité: antiques, du moyen-âge & de la renaissance, composant l'importante et précieuse Collection Spitzer. Vol. 2. Paris: Chevallier and Mannheim, April 17–June 16, 1893. no. 3360, p. 270, Supplement.
Hayward, Jane. "Stained-Glass Windows from the Carmelite Church at Boppard-am-Rhein: A Reconstruction of the Glazing Program of the North Nave." Metropolitan Museum Journal 2 (1969). pp. 82–85, 110, fig. 8, 34.
Caviness, Madeline H., ed. Stained Glass Before 1700 in American Collections: New England and New York (Corpus Vitrearum Checklist I). Studies in the History of Art, Vol. 15. Washington, D.C.: National Art Gallery, 1985. p. 120.