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Provenance

Private collection, Rome, until at least May 1945.[1] Private collection, Germany, in late 1990s; sold early 1999 to (Peter Silverman, Paris); sold to private collection, England, by May 1999; purchased 1 November 1999 through (Richard Falkiner, London) by NGA.

Exhibition History
1945
Mostra Antiche Sculture Italiane, Studio d'Arte Palma, Rome, 1945, no. 13.
Bibliography
1945
Grassi, Luigi, and Mario Barsanti. Mostra antiche sculture italiane. Exh. cat. Studio d’Arte Palma, Rome, 1945: 32–33, no. 13, repro.
1973
Middeldorf, Ulrich. "Filarete?" Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz 17, no. 1 (1973): 75-86, esp. note 36.
1989
Cannata, Pietro. “Le placchette del Filarete.” In Italian Plaquettes. Studies in the History of Art 22 (1989): 50, note 35.
2011
Glass, Robert. “Filarete at the Papal Court: Sculpture, Ceremony and the Antique in Early Renaissance Rome.” Ph.D. diss, Princeton University, (2011): 357 n.36, 361 n.46, 362 n.48, 376 n.79.
2016
Tomasso Brothers Fine Art at Carlton Hobbs LLC. Important European Bronzes. London, 2016: 62, 64.