Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00

Provenance

De Nolivos collection; (his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 19-20 January 1866, no. 44); Eugene Piot [1812-1890], Paris; (his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 23 April 1870, no. 7);[1] Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 with the entire Dreyfus collection by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); purchased 1941 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[2] gift 1943 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1932
Sculpture and Medals of the Renaissance from the Dreyfus Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1932, as by Andrea del Verrocchio.
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. 69, repro.
Bibliography
1907
Vitry, Paul. "La collection de M. Gustave Dreyfus: I. - La Sculpture." Les Arts 72 (December 1907): repro. 18, 24.
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. 136-138, as David, Conqueror of Goliath, by Andrea del Verrocchio.
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: 148, repro.
2003
Verrocchio's David Restored. A Renaissance Bronze from the National Museum of the Bargello, Florence. Exh. cat. National Museum of the Bargello, Florence; High Museum of Art, Atlanta; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Atlanta and Florence, 2003: 47-48, fig. 19.