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Provenance

Ginori Palace, Florence; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vienna;[1] Clarence H. Mackay [1874-1938], Roslyn, New York, by 1926;[2] acquired from his estate in May 1939 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris) as by Benndetto da Maiano;[3] sold 1939 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1943 to NGA.

Bibliography
1925
Valentiner, Wilhelm R. "The Clarence H. Mackay Collection." Art in America 13, no. 9 (1925): 244-249, fig. 3.
1926
Valentiner, W.R. The Clarence H. Mackay Collection. New York, 1926: 6-9, no. 15, as by Benedetto da Maiano, repro.
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 219, no. A-50, as Bust of a Florentine Statesman by Benedetto da Maiano.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 254, repro. 224, as Bust of a Florentine Statesman by Benedetto da Maiano.
1943
Swarzenski, Georg. "Some Aspects of Italian Quattrocento Sculpture in the National Gallery." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 6th series, 24 (November 1943): 295 fig. 10, 296-297.
1944
Duveen 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. 161-162, as Florentine Statesman, by Benedetto da Maiano.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 187, repro., as A Florentine Statesman by Benedetto da Maiano.
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): 31, fig. 14, as A Florentine Statesman by Benedetto da Maiano.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 405, repro., as Bust of a Florentine Statesman by Benedetto da Maiano.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 146, as Bust of a Florentine Statesman by Benedetto da Maiano.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 129, repro., as Bust of a Florentine Statesman by Benedetto da Maiano.
1976
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 42.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 87, repro.