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Inscription

on base, front: KAROLVS QINTVS / IMPERATOR SEMPER / AVGVSTVS

Provenance

Imperial Palace, Vienna, from before 1874; Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, from 1920;[1] sold February 1952 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History
2008
El retrato del Renacimiento [Madrid title], Renaissance Faces: Van Eyck to Titian [London title], Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid; National Gallery, London, 2008-2009, no. 90, repro. (shown only in London).
Bibliography
1924
Planiscig, Leo. Die Bronzeplastiken, Kunsthistorisches Museum in Wien. Vienna, 1928: 129, repro. abb. 223.
1956
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Colllection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1951-56. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida and Fern Rusk Shapley. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1956: 242, no. 98, repro.
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): 32, fig. 15.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 430, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 161.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 142, repro.
1968
Larsson, Lars Olaf. "Adrian de Fries V Praze." Umeni 16 (May 1968): 294.
1975
Middeldorf, Ulrich. "On Some Portrait Busts Attributed to Leone Leoni." The Burlington Magazine 117 (February 1975): 84-90, repro. no. 29.
1976
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 73.
1982
Alsop, Joseph. The Rare Art Traditions: The History of Art Collecting and Its Linked Phenomena Wherever These Have Appeared. Bollingen series 35, no. 27. New York, 1982: fig. 86.
1993
Boogert, Bob van den, and Jacqueline Kerkhoff. Maria van Hongarije, 1505-1558: Koningin tussen keizers en kunstenaars. Zwolle, Netherlands, 1993: repro. 346, no. 245.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 133, repro.