Edward Strahan [Earl Shinn], ed. The Art Treasures of America. Philadelphia, , vol. 1, p. 134, as "Interior of Freiberg Cathedral, Germany".
Rebecca A. Rabinow. "Catharine Lorillard Wolfe: The First Woman Benefactor of the Metropolitan Museum." Apollo 147 (March 1998), pp. 51, 54 n. 14, comments on Wolfe's strong ties to the Episcopal church and notes that this painting is one of several religious pictures that she acquired in 1873.