National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Giuliano de' Medici Andrea del Verrocchio (artist)
Florentine, 1435 - 1488
Giuliano de' Medici, c. 1475/1478
terracotta
overall: 61 x 66 x 28.3 cm (24 x 26 x 11 1/8 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1937.1.127
On View
From the Tour: Florentine Sculpture of the 15th Century
Object 7 of 8

1866Le Magasin Pittoresque trente-quatrième année (1866): 6.
1882Bode, Wilhelm von. “Die italienischen Skulpturen der Renaissance in der Kőniglichen Museen, II, Bildwerke des Andrea del Verroccchio.” Jahrbuch der Kőniglich Preussischen Kunstsammlungen III (1882): 91-105, 235-267, esp. 266, proposing Giuliano de’ Medici as the subject.
1885Heiss, Aloïss. Les Medailleurs de la Renaissance. Paris, 1885: 59, repro.
1892Bode, Wilhelm von. Denkmäler der Renaissance-Sculptur Toscanas in historischer Anordung. 17 vols. plates; 1 vol. text. Munich, 1892-1905: text vol.:142-143.
1901Mackowsky, Hans. Verrocchio. Bielefeld and Leipzig, 1901: 42.
1901Venturi, Adolfo. Storia dell'Arte Italiana. 11 vols. Milan, 1901-1940: VI (1908): 715.
1904Cruttwell, Maud. Verrocchio. London and New York, 1904: 87-89, fig. XIX
1907Vitry, Paul. "La collection de M. Gustave Dreyfus: I. - La Sculpture." Les Arts 72 (December 1907): repro. 19, 22.
1909Trapesnikoff, Trifon. Die Porträtdarstellungen der Mediceer des XV Jahrhunderts. Strassburg, 1909: 69, repro.
1929Notice Lue a L'Assemblée Générale Annuelle de la Sociéte des Amis du Louvre (5 Février 1929): 5.
1930"Notes from Abroad. The Dreyfus Collection - Other Notes." International Studio 97 (September 1930): repro.
1931Mayer, August L. "Die Sammlung Gustave Dreyfus." Pantheon 7 (January- June 1931): 16, repro.
1937"Mellon Offers Nation $19,000,000 Collection of Old Masters." The Art Digest 11, n. 8 (15 January 1937): repro.
1937Cortissoz, Royal. An Introduction to the Mellon Collection. Boston, 1937: repro. opposite p. 22.
1937Jewell, Edward Alden. "Mellon's Gift." Magazine of Art 30, no. 2 (February 1937): 83, repro.
1941Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 237, no. A-16.
1941Planiscig, Leo. Andrea del Verrocchio. Vienna, 1941: 29.
1942Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 253, repro. 238.
1943Swarzenski, Georg. "Some Aspects of Italian Quattrocento Sculpture in the National Gallery." Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 6th series, 24 (November 1943): 298.
1944Duveen Brothers, Inc. Duveen Sculpture in Public Collections of America: A Catalog Raisonné with illustrations of Italian Renaissance Sculptures by the Great Masters which have passed through the House of Duveen. New York, 1944: figs. 139-142.
1949Seymour, Charles. Masterpieces of Sculpture from the National Gallery of Art. Washington and New York, 1949: 179, note 35, repro. 113-116.
1949Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 129, repro.
1958Pope-Hennessy, John. Italian Renaissance Sculpture. London, 1958: 311, fig. 82.
1963Stites, Raymond S. "Leonardo scultore e il busto di Giuliano de' Medici del Verrocchio, 1." Critica d'Arte, anno X, no. 56: 1-32, fig. 1, fig. 25.
1963Stites, Raymond S. "Leonardo scultore e il busto di Giuliano de' Medici del Verrocchio, 2." Critica d'Arte, anno X, n. 59-60: 25-33, fig. 6, fig. 7.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 173
1966Seymour, Charles. Sculpture in Italy, 1400 to 1500. Harmondsworth, 1996: 178, pl. 115B.
1967"Renaissance." Gazette des Beaux-Arts VI période, tôme LXIX (May-June 1967): 19.
1967Clarence Kennedy. Exh. cat. Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, 1967: 26, plate 76.
1967Richard, Paul. "Statue's Body Called Work of Leonardo." The Washington Post (Sunday, February 26, 1967): A1, A4, repro. A1.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 152, repro.
1971Seymour, Charles. The Sculpture of Verrocchio. Greenwich, CT, 1971: 167, n. 15, fig. 152.
1972Covi, Dario. "Review of G. Passavant, Verrocchio, translated by Katherine Watson, 1969." Art Bulletin 54, no. 1 (March 1972): 93.
1972Souchal, François. "Charles Seymour, Jr. The Sculpture of Verrocchio." Chronique des Arts n. 1244 (September 1972): 26.
1981Avery, Charles. Fingerprints of the Artist: European Terra-Cotta Sculpture from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Cambridge, MA, 1981: fig. 19.
1982Alsop, Joseph. The Rare Art Traditions: The History of Art Collecting and Its Linked Phenomena Wherever These Have Appeared. Bollingen series 35, no. 27. New York, 1982: fig. 78.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 631, no. 983, repro.
1991Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 108, color repro.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 291, repro.
1992Stapleford, Richard. The Age of Lorenzo de' Medici: Patronage and the Arts in Renaissance Florence. A Walking Tour of Italian Painting and Sculpture in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1992: 5, repro.
1992Darr, Alan Phipps. “Verrocchio’s Legacy: Observations Regarding His Influence on Pietro Torrigiani and Other Florentine Sculptors.” In Verrocchio and Late Quattrocento Italian Sculpture. Steven Bule, Alan Phipps Darr, and Fiorella Superbi Gioffredi, eds. (Acts of two conferences commemorating the fifth centenary of Verrocchio’s death. I. April 1988 at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah; II. June 1989 at the Accademia delle Arti del Disegno and the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies at Villa I Tatti, Florence). Florence, 1992: 136.
1994Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 232, repro.
1997Butterfield, Andrew. The Sculptures of Andrea del Verrocchio. New Haven and London, 1997: 230, 239-240, no. 29, pl. 273.
1998Fenton, James. "Verrocchio: The New Cicerone." In Leonardo's Nephew: Essays on Art and Artists. New York, 1998: 56.
2001Poletti, Federico. Antonio e Piero Pollaiolo. Milan, 2001: 201.
2002Naldi, Riccardo. Andrea Ferrucci: marmi gentili tra la Toscana e Napoli. Naples, 2002: 217.
2005Covi, Dario. Andrea del Verrocchio, Life and Work. Florence, 2005: 62, 131-137, 140, figs. 115-117.
2006Carl, Doris. Benedetto da Maiano: A Florentine Sculptor at the Threshold of the High Renaissance. 2 vols. Turnhout, Belgium, 2006: 130, n. 27.
2012Luchs, Alison. "Verrocchio and the Bust of Albiera degli Albizzi: Portraits, Poetry and Commemoration." Artibus et historiae 66 (2012): 85, repro.

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