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across bottom reverse: Lionardo G[inori]

Provenance

(Leo Nardus [1868-1955], Suresnes, France, and New York); sold 1905 to Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, as by Raphael;[1] inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park; gift 1942 to NGA.

Bibliography
1916
Berenson, Bernard, and William Roberts. Pictures in the Collection of P.A.B. Widener at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania: Early Italian and Spanish Schools. Philadelphia, 1916: unpaginated, repro., as Portrait Bust of Baldassare Castiglione by Unknown Italian Master.
1923
Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1923: unpaginated, repro., as Portrait Bust of Baldassare Castiglione by Unknown Italian Master.
1931
Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1931: 158, repro., as Portrait Bust of Baldassare Castiglione by Unknown Italian Master.
1942
Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 5, as Italian Master, Baldassare Castiglione.
1948
Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1948 (reprinted 1959): 17, repro., as Italian Master, Baldassare Castiglione.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 70, as Italian School, Baldassare Castiglione.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 62, repro., as Italian School, Baldassare Castiglione.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 180, repro., as Italian School, Baldassare Castiglione.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:94-96, II:pl. 64, 64A, as Portrait of a Gentleman.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 172, no. 194, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 71, repro., as Portrait of a Man
1993
Ferrazza, Roberta. Palazzo Davanzati e le collezioni di Elia Volpi. Florence, 1993: 94, 97 fig. 89, 137 n. 61.