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across bottom front: .PETRVS.TALANVS.PRESBITER

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(Lowengard, Paris); purchased 23 August 1905 by Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania;[1] inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; gift 1942 to NGA.

Exhibition History
Valentiner, Wilhelm R. "The Clarence H. Mackay Collection." Art in America 13, no. 5 (1925): 249, repro. 247.
Valentiner, Wilhelm R. "The Italian Renaissance sculptures of the Widener collection." Art News 26, no. 28 (14 April 1928): 16, pl. 8.
Inventory of the Objects d'Art at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, The Estate of the Late P.A.B. Widener. Philadelphia, 1935: 4, as Benedetto da Majano.
Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 7, as by Benedetto da Maiano.
Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1948 (reprinted 1959): 121, repro., as by Benedetto da Maiano.
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 146, as by Benedetto da Maiano.
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 129, repro., as by Benedetto da Maiano.
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 27, repro.
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.
Waldman, Louis A. "Gregorio di Lorenzo in Florence and Hungary: the bust of Ser Piero Talani and an Amazonomachy Fragment from Vàc." In Connors, Joseph, Alessandro Nova, Beatrice Paolozzi Strozzi and Gerhard Wolf, eds. Papers from a colloquium held at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence, Max-Planck-Institut, and at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence, May 9-12, 2007 on occasion of the exhibition in Florence dedicated to Desiderio da Settignano. Venice, 2011: 311-330, repro.
Moskowitz, Anita F. Forging Authenticity: Bastianini and the Neo-Renaissance in Nineteenth-Century Florence. Florence, 2013: 100, fig. 158, fig. 159.
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