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Inscription

stamped under right arm: A. COYZEVOX F / 1686

Provenance

(Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); purchased 8 November 1901 by Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania;[1] inheritance from the Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; gift 1942 to NGA.

Bibliography
1935
Inventory of the Objects d'Art at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, The Estate of the Late P.A.B. Widener. Philadelphia, 1935: 15, no. 332.
1960
Callataÿ, Edouard. "Une Aquarelle retrouvée d’Hubert Robert: ‘L’entrée du temple de Jupiter Sérapis à Pouzzoles.’ Un buste en bronze du Grand Condé par Coyzevox." Bulletin de la Société de l’Histoire de l’Art Français (1960): 196-199.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 149.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 132, repro.
1971
Catalogue of the Collection. The William Hayes Ackland Memorial Art Center. Paintings and Selected Sculpture. Chapel Hill, NC, 1971: 97, cat. 61.
1977
Souchal, François. French Sculptors of the 17th and 18th Centuries: The Reign of Louis XIV. 3 vols. Oxford and London, 1977-1987: 1 (1977):179-180, cat. 7d.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 49, repro.
2005
Garnier-Pelle, Nicole. "Un buste du Grand Condé sculpté par Coysevox en 1699." Le Musée Condé 62 (December 2005): 34-35, esp. 35.
2009
Bresc-Bautier, Genviève, Guilhem Scherf, and James David Draper, eds. Cast in Bronze: French Sculpture from Renaissance to Revolution. Exh. cat. Musée du Louvre, Paris; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2009: 342-45, esp. 342.