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Provenance

Charles Armand Signol [d. 1875], Paris; (his estate sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 1-3 April 1878, no. 68); Chatel.[1] Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 with the entire Dreyfus collection by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 1941 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1943 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1874
Quatrième Exposition, Union Centrale des Beaux-Arts Appliqués à l'Industrie, Musée Historique du Costume, Paris, 1874, unnumbered catalogue.
1938
Eighteenth Loan Exhibition of Old Masters: Italian Gothic and Early Renaissance Sculptures [cover title: Italian Sculpture 1250-1500], Detroit Institute of Arts, 1938, no. 86, repro.
Bibliography
1875
Raymond, Jules. "M. Charles-Armand Signol." L'Art 1:1 (1875): 163-164, repro.
1883
Perkins, Charles. Historical Handbook of Italian Sculpture. London, 1883: 402.
1907
Vitry, Paul. "La collection de M. Gustave Dreyfus: I. - La Sculpture." Les Arts 72 (December 1907): repro. 24, 29, 32.
1913
Malaguzzi Valeri, Francesco. La Corte di Ludovico il Moro. 4 vols. Milan, 1913-1923: III: Gli Artisti Lombardi: 32, 37, repro., fig. 18.
1938
Middeldorf, Ulrich. "Die Ausstellung italienischer Renaissanceskulptur in Detroit." Pantheon 22 (October 1938): 315-318, esp. 318, repro.
1943
Swarzenski, Georg. "Some Aspects of Italian Quattrocento Sculpture in the National Gallery." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 6th series, 24 (November 1943): 298 fig. 13, 300-301.
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: fig. 168, as by Giovanni Antonio Amadeo.
1945
Shapley, Fern Rusk. "A Portrait of Francesco Sforza." The Art Quarterly 9 (Winter 1945): 25-39, esp. 37.
1948
Comstock, Helen. "Quattrocento Portrait Sculpture in the National Gallery, Washington." The Connoisseur 122, no. 309 (September 1948): 49.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 418, repro., as by Giovanni Antonio Amadeo.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 145, as by Giovanni Antonio Amadeo.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 129, repro., as Giovanni Antonio Amadeo.
1974
Encyclopaedia Britannica. 30 vols. 15th ed. Chicago, 1974: 10:458, repro.
1976
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 50.
1990
Luchs, Alison. "Duveen, the Dreyfus Collection, and the Treatment of Italian Renaissance Sculpture: Examples from the National Gallery of Art." Studies in the History of Art 24 (1990): 33-34, repro.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 35, repro.
1999
Norman Herz, Katherine A. Holbrow and Shelley G. Sturman. "Marble Sculture in the National Gallery of Art: a Provenance Study." In Max Schvoerer, ed. Archéomatériaux: marbres et autres roches: ASMOSIA IV, Bordeaux, France 9-13 october 1995: actes de la IVème Conférence international de l’Association pour l’étude des marbres et autres roches utilizes dans le passé. Talence, 1999: 101-110.