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Friedrich Augustus I, King of Poland and Elector of Saxony;[1] presented 1826 to Baron Wittinghoff [Vietinghoff], Adjutant General, Dresden; Camillo Castiglioni, Vienna, 1923; (his sale, Frederik Muller & Co., Amsterdam, 18 November 1925, no. 10). (Jacob Hirsch Antiquities, New York); sold 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1978
Antiquity in the Renaissance, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1978, no. 17.
Bibliography
1923
Planiscig, Leo (introduction). Sammlung Camillo Castiglioni, Bronzestatuetten und Geräte. Vienna, 1923: 20-21, no. 10, repro.
1946
Frankfurter, Alfred M. Supplement to the Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1946: 31, repro., as Sienese School, The Capoline Wolf.
1949
Seymour, Charles. Masterpieces of Sculpture from the National Gallery of Art. Washington and New York, 1949: 171, note 3, repro. 29, 31.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 424, repro., as Sienese School, The Capitoline Wolf.
1965
Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: no. 531.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 171, as Sienese School, The Capitoline Wolf.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 151, repro., as Sienese School, The Capitoline Wolf.
1970
Gazda, Elaine K., and Hanfmann, George M. A.. “Ancient bronzes: decline, survival, revival.” in Suzannah Doeringer, David Gordon Mitten and Arthur Steinberg, eds. Art and Technology; a Symposium on Classical Bronzes. Cambridge, MA, 1970: 245-270, esp. 254-255 (repro.), 268 n. 93.
1981
Paul Rosenberg & Co. Bronzes of the Italian Renaissance. Twenty-two unpublished statuettes. Introduction and notes by Alexandre P. Rosenberg: no. 1.
1983
Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 29.
1985
Ebert-Schifferer, Sibylle, ed. Natur und Antike in der Renaissance. Exh. cat. Liebieghaus, Museum Alter Plastik, Frankfurt am Main, 1985: 350.
1994
Rebaudo, Ludovico. “Questioni di storia dell’archeologia nel Quattrocento II. La ‘Lupa Capitolina’ nel 1471.” Prospettiva 73-74 (January-April 1994): 21-31, esp. 28 and 31, n. 84.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 43, repro.
2004
Banzato, Davide and Vok, Ignazio, eds. Bronzi del Rinascimento. Collezione Vok. Exh. cat. Musei civici agli Eremitani, Padua, 2004: 11.
2005
Scholten, Frits, and Monique Verber, with contributions by Robert van Langh and Dirk Visser. From Vulcan’s Forge: Bronzes from the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam 1450-1800. Exh. cat. Daniel Katz Ltd., London and Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna. London, 2005: 61, n.1.
2008
Diemer Dorothea, Peter Diemer, Lorenz Seelig, Peter Volk, Brigitte Volk-Knüttel et al., eds., Die Münchner Kunstkammer. Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, philosophisch-historische Klasse, Abhandlungen, NF, Heft 129. 3 vols. Munich, 2008: 2:723, repro.