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Stanley Mortimer [1897-1984], New York, and Litchfield, Connecticut;[1] gift 1948 to NGA.

Bibliography
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 161, as Bust of a Roman Emperor (Hadrian).
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 142, repro., as Bust of a Roman Emperor (Hadrian).
1984
Aronson, Steven M. L. "A Life in the Country." House and Garden (1984): 230.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 138, repro.
1995
Marani, Pietro C. "The Hammer Lecture (1994): Trivoli, Hadrian and Antinous, New Evidence of Leonardo's Relation to the Antique." Achademia Leonardi Vinci 8 (1995): 217, repro.
2003
Boström, Antonia. "Ludovico Lombardo and the Taste for the all'Antica Bust in Mid-Sixteenth-Century Florence and Rome." In Peta Motture, ed. Large Bronzes in the Renaissance. Studies in the History of Art 64, Symposium Papers 41 (2003): repro. 154, 165, 166 fig. 13, 178 nn. 65 and 69.
2004
Luchs, Alison. "Lombardo Family." In The Encyclopedia of Sculpture, Antonia Boström, ed. 3 vols. New York and London, 2004: 2:972.
2007
Avery, Victoria. "The Production, Display and Reception of Bronze Heads and Busts in Renaissance Venice and Padua: Surrogate Antiques." In Jeanette Kohl and Rebecca Müller, eds. Kopf/Bild: Die Büste in Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit. Berlin, 2007: 82.
2008
Penny, Nicholas. "The Evolution of the Plinth, Pedestal, and Socle." In Collecting Sculpture in Early Modern Europe. Nicholas Penny and Eike D. Schmidt, eds. Studies in the History of Art 70, Symposium Papers 47 (2008): 467, 469, fig. 15.