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Inscription

falsely signed and dated, on receding strip aroundbottom: RINALDO DELLA LVNA.SVS.ETATIS.ANNO XXVII. OPVS.MINI NE MCCCIXI

Provenance

Sacristy of an unknown church, Florence; Ugo Jandolo, Rome.[1] (Duveen Brothers, Inc., New York); sold 1941 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1943 to NGA.[2]

Bibliography
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. 114-116, as by Mino da Fiesole.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 184, repro., as by Mino da Fiesole.
1976
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 28.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 153, repro.