From National Gallery Catalogues, forthcoming: 'The German Paintings before 1800'.
This full catalogue entry of Cranach’s Saints Genevieve and Apollonia and Saints Christina and Ottilia ('The St Catherine Altarpiece: Reverses of Shutters'), taken from 'The German Paintings before 1800’ by Susan Foister, is published on the Gallery website in advance of book publication.
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Susan Foister is Deputy Director, Director of Public Engagement and Curator of Early Netherlandish, German, and British Paintings. Her publications include: J. Dunkerton, D. Gordon, S. Foister, and N. Penny, ‘Giotto to Dürer’, New Haven and London 1991; S. Foister, A. Roy, M. Wyld, ‘Making and Meaning, Holbein’s 'Ambassadors’, exh. cat., National Gallery London 1997; S. Foister, ’ Holbein and England’, New Haven and London 2004.
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Susan Foister, 'Lucas Cranach the Elder and workshop, Saints Genevieve and Apollonia and Saints Christina and Ottilia (The St Catherine Altarpiece: Reverses of Shutters)' published online 2015, from 'The German Paintings before 1800', London: forthcoming.
Friedländer 1911, pp. 25–6; Posse 1936, pp. 243–8; Friedländer and Rosenberg 1978, no. 15; Parris 1974, p. 48ff., p. 756, note 40; NG Annual Report, 1985–7, pp. 32–4; Marx 1996; Marx and Mössinger 2005; Heydenreich 2007.