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Provenance

(Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); purchased 1940 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1943 to NGA.[1]

Bibliography
1944
Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 78, repro. no. 74
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 203, repro., as Duc de Chaulnes by Antoine Coysevox.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 445, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 164.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 145, repro.
1976
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 97-98, as 'Monsieur', Duc D'Orléans (?) by French (?) XIX Century (?).
1990
Hazlehurst, F. Hamilton. "Five Portrait Busts: A Question of Identification and Authorship." Studies in the History of Art 24 (1990):97-99, repro.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 177, 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.
2001
Lewis, Douglas. “A series of historicizing busts of the nineteenth century.” In Miziołek, Jerzy, ed., in collaboration with Peter Martyn. Falsifications in Polish Collections and Abroad. Warsaw, 2001: 161-179, esp. 162-163 (type I.6), repro. 178, figs. 17-20.