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Provenance

Otto Mündler [1811-1870], Paris; (his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, possibly 27 November 1871, no. 48, or 30 November 1871, no. 52);[1] Gustave Dreyfus [1937-1914], Paris; his heirs; purchased 1930 with the entire Dreyfus collection by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York);[2] sold March 1937 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[3] gift 1939 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1940
Italian Renaissance Portraits, M. Knoedler and Co., New York, 1940, no. 2, repro.
1991
Le Muse e il Principe. Arte de corte nel Rinascimento padano, Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, 1991, no. 57, fig. 172, as Profilo di fanciullo by Francesco del Cossa.
Bibliography
1941
Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America. New York, 1941: no. 59, repro., as by Jacopo Bellini.
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 22, no. 374, as by Jacopo Bellini.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 247, repro. 71, as by Jacopo Bellini.
1944
Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: repro.,as by Jacopo Bellini.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 83, repro., as Portrait of a Boy by Jacopo Bellini.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 130, repro., as by Jacopo Bellini.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 13.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 5, repro.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 29-30, fig. 92.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 24, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:87-88, II:pl. 58, as by Francesco Botticini.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 43, repro.
2003
Boskovits, Miklós, and David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 2003: 226-229, color repro., as Attributed to Francesco del Cossa.