- 'Queen Christina owned a magnificent collection of works by Lucas Cranach the Elder, some of them inherited, others from the booty from Prague (it is not always clear which).'
- 'appear to have been in the Swedish royal collection since Gustavus Vasa's day; Christina donated them to Johan Holm, ennobled Leijoncrona; he owned the Söderfors anchor works in the parish which now possesses the paintings; in January 1653 Christina gave him 24 copies and 'rubbish' from the 'dispersion from Prague', while in a letter dated 26/1 she expressly mentions both portraits'
[Exhib. Cat. Stockholm 1966, 512, No. 1285]
- 1887 deposit from Söderfors congregation
[Nationalmuseum Stockholm, revised 2011]